Radio & Television

Give community broadcasting back to the community, group proposes

OTTAWA – Returning community broadcasting back to the community is a cost-effective way to both support and increase local programming content, says The Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS).The group says it will ask the Commission in its submission on Wednesday to “liberate” the money earmarked for community access to an independent production fund directed at volunteer community TV boards. The boards, in turn, would then offer free over-the-air community TV, training to community participants and access on all platforms, including new media, free of charge."As one of the three elements protected by the Broadcasting Act, community...

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.