Radio & Television

Free of the wheel, CTV Newsnet refines look

TORONTO – In April the CRTC said that CTV Newsnet no longer had to abide by the 15 minute headline news wheel it was licensed to show. Today, the channel revealed a new, clean look and announced a revamped late afternoon and prime-time format featuring major increases in its anchor, reporting, and production teams, says the company. (And with the CBC in lockout mode, what better time for CTV to be announcing an expansion of its news while one of its rivals airs BBC news repeats.) Gone is the weather and time vertical and horizontal wrap around the Newsnet newscast,...

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.