Radio & Television

CTF: Oda calls a meeting, CBC, CFTPA weigh in

OTTAWA – Bev Oda told the principal private funders of the Canadian Television Fund that she wants to meet with them next week. "I have received letters from Shaw Communications and Videotron announcing that they will withhold their contributions to the Canadian Television Fund (CTF)," said Oda in a release. As reported by this week, both BDUs have decided to pull their funding of the production fund with complaints of accountability to the fact they believe money goes to the CBC. In response, the CTF has retained legal counsel and wants to force the two distributors back on side."In...

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.