Radio & Television

Dissenting opinion clouds Heritage report on CBC

OTTAWA – The CBC has welcomed a report from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage that recognizes the role of the public broadcaster as an essential institution that requires long-term support and reinforcement. But there were mixed reviews from ACTRA and words of warning from the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting. ACTRA said the government already missed a chance in this week’s budget to back up the Committee’s words with money, while the Friends pointed to the dissenting opinion from the Committee’s Conservative minority which it said sets the CBC up to fail. The majority report, CBC/Radio-Canada: Defining Distinctiveness in 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.