Radio & Television

Drop the “policy bias” against vertical integration, Corus tells Heritage Committee

OTTAWA – Does bigger necessarily mean better?  Corus Entertainment appears to think so, and asked the government to support vertical integration in the broadcast industry so that Canadian players can better compete globally.Speaking Tuesday before the House of Commons Standing Committee of Canadian Heritage, EVP and General Counsel Gary Maavara said that the arrival of non-Canadian new media players like Apple and Google mean that companies like Corus compete in the world market, even at the local level.“The notion of a ‘domestic market’ is rapidly changing.  It is complex and the most powerful players are not Canadian”, Maavara said. “We can no...

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.