Radio & Television

CTV asks to cut Cancon

OTTAWA – CTV wants to decrease the amount of Canadian programming that it must air in order to allow it more “scheduling flexibility”.In an application to the CRTC, the network has asked be relieved of the 60% yearly Canadian program requirement set out in section 4(6) of the Television Broadcasting Regulations, instead asking that it be replaced with the following condition of licence:“As an exception to section 4(6) of the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987, the licensee shall devote not less than 55% of the broadcast year to the broadcasting of Canadian programs.”CTV’s application said that it would "be unlikely" that this would result...
 

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.