Radio & Television

Cultural stakeholders celebrate Bill C-11 passing third reading in House (updated)

OTTAWA — Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, passed third reading in the House of Commons yesterday afternoon and cultural associations in the country were quick to celebrate. The legislation, which heads to the Senate and is currently in a pre-study phase, seeks to amend the Broadcasting Act to give the CRTC the ability to regulate online content, including having large tech platforms contribute more to the promotion of Canadian content. The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) said in a press release it was “relieved and pleased” Bill C-11 passed the third reading. “CDCE would like to thank the...

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.