Radio & Television

GROUP LICENSING: More CPE, more PNI, but will it be enough? (UPDATE)

Feds told CRTC to take another lookGATINEAU – In decisions issued today, the CRTC determined that increases in Canadian production spending are required to preserve a Canadian presence in a changing viewing environment, but did not mandate an increase in local content, as the CRTC limited its examinations to issues listed in the Government order. That is, for PNI: short films and short-form documentaries in English - and levels of original programming in French - and music programming for both languages.For the French-language market, the CRTC now requires each broadcsting group to make adequate investments in the creation of French-language programs, representing 75%...

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.