Radio & Television

Government trashes Liberal cultural protection motion

OTTAWA – Saying it "implies stagnation", the minority Conservative government Tuesday voted against an opposition motion demanding that Cancon, foreign ownership and support for public broadcasting stay off the table in any future trade talks. The motion, brought forward by the Liberals, which referred to a recent UNESCO convention and was supported by all parties but the ruling Conservatives, said:“That, in view of the ratification by Canada of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, the House insist that the government provide direction to trade negotiators to ensure that domestic cultural rights are not...
 

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.