Radio & Television

Facing “lousy market conditions”, Standard puts off IPO

TORONTO – Standard Radio announced last week it would be putting off its planned initial public offering.The private company had planned to offer units of Standard Radio Income Fund but, "we chose not to proceed at this time for a bunch of reasons - the main one - the lousy market conditions," said Standard CEO Gary Slaight in an e-mail to The Toronto-based company did not specify a date for commencing the marketing of the IPO, but said it has not withdrawn its preliminary prospectus filed with the Ontario Securities Commission. As for the rumors (hope, maybe?) that Astral...

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.