Radio & Television

Federal government to spend $14.6 million on TV5 digital platform

OTTAWA – The federal government this week confirmed it will contribute $14.6 million to aid the transition of French language TV channel TV5Monde to digital and increase the international visibility of French-Canadian creators.The Government of Canada is considered a partner in the channel’s ownership, given CBC’s 6.6% ownership stake.Sylvain Lafrance, former EVP of French services at CBC, has been appointed chair of the board of directors of TV5Numérique, the new subsidiary of TV5 Québec Canada responsible for supporting the development of this project for TV5Monde.Starting in 2019/20, the funds will go to support the creation of a new digital platform...

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.