Radio & Television

DGC commends CRTC’s refusal of broadcasters’ CanCon reduction requests

TORONTO - The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) says that it lauds the CRTC’s recent decision to reject requests from Rogers and CTVglobemedia to reduce their Canadian content requirements in order to provide increased programming flexibility for their conventional television stations.In a statement on Tuesday, the organization accused the broadcasters of “making Canadian programming the scapegoat for Canadian broadcasters’ difficulties”. “The Commission made the right call. The group licensing policy is a single framework for the television sector, and not a collection of individual policies that can be cherry-picked to suit the broadcasters’ purposes or applied inconsistently across competitive broadcasters,”...

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.