Radio & Television

FCB campaign aims to “free CBC from political interference”

OTTAWA – Friends of Canadian Broadcasting (FCB) has launched a new social media campaign designed to head off a new round of programming and service cuts at CBC.According to the self-proclaimed independent watchdog of Canadian programming, CBC executives will present a plan to the board on June 17 and 18 that will recommend pulling the plug on CBC Radio 2 in favour of distributing music exclusively online, and propose further cuts to CBC TV’s primetime and children’s programming.  FCB credits unnamed sources within the CBC for the information.The campaign, called ‘Free the CBC’, is highlighted by a satirical video that skewers Prime...

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.