Radio & Television

CRTC to withdraw public notice on false and misleading news

OTTAWA - After a Parliamentary committee decided yesterday to pull back from a 10-year-old request asking the CRTC broaden its rules applicable to false and misleading news, Commission chair Konrad von Finckenstein confirmed that the public notice will be withdrawn. Speaking to the Canadian Media Production Association annual Prime Time event, he explained the rule has been in place “for a donkey’s age”, but a decade ago the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations – a joint Commons and Senate committee that studies government regulations – determined that the CRTC’s rules regarding false and misleading news ran counter...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.