Radio & Television

FRIENDS launches campaign in support of C-11

TORONTO — FRIENDS (previously known as the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting) today announced the launch of a new campaign to support Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act. To help mobilize Canadians to support the bill, which aims to make streaming platforms such as Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon contribute to the creation of Canadian content, Friends’ “No More Free Rides” campaign encourages Canadians to write their Member of Parliament to express their support for C-11. FRIENDS is also petitioning to appear in front of MPs at the Heritage Committee, a FRIENDS email says. As reported last week, the Heritage Committee...

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.