Radio & Television

Government renews its CTF funding

OTTAWA – It's no increase (as producers, actors and broadcasters were hoping for) but the $200 million committed to the Canadian Television Fund by the federal government over two years is far more than two of CTF's primary industry contributors are currently paying. That is to say, zero. Hot on the heels of Shaw Communications and Quebecor Media's decisions to suspend monthly payments to the CTF, Heritage Minister Bev Oda said Friday the federal government is renewing its $100 million a year contribution to the fund through 2008-09. "This announcement signifies this Government's commitment to producing quality Canadian programming and...

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.