Radio & Television

Government delays copyright bill

OTTAWA – A new federal copyright bill was supposed to be introduced this month in the House of Commons by Industry Minister Jim Prentice, but the ruling Conservative Party has delayed its introduction until the new year. Canada’s actors are not amused. The government's about-face decision to abandon the scheduled introduction of new copyright legislation is a detriment to Canada's artists, and a hijacking of the policy process by a vocal minority, said actors union ACTRA in a press release. "This government is turning its back on legislation that is long overdue. Politics must not trump policy. ACTRA holds the...

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.