Radio & Television

CTF recommendations do “next to nothing” for Canadian drama, say actors

TORONTO – "The best that can be said about this report is that the Task Force has not recommended to scrap the CTF altogether," said ACTRA national executive director Stephen Waddell in a press release. That, and it "will change the broadcast distribution regulations to ensure cable companies pay regularly into the fund," he said.Waddell was talking about the CRTC's Task Force Report on the Canadian Television Fund, released Friday, as reported by The task force, led by Commission vice-chair, broadcasting, Michel Arpin, confirmed the need for the fund's existence, but called for massive changes in how the money...

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.