Radio / Television News

Have your say: Commission launches online forum on local TV

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The CRTC wants to hear Canadians’ views on local and community programming.On Tuesday the Commission opened an online discussion forum, available now through February 3, to allow Canadians to comment on its  new working document based on initial feedback from its review of local and community programming that kicked off last September.The working document contains proposals such as a fund to support local news and incentives to broadcast professional local news on community channels in markets where there is no over-the-air television, but cautioned that it is only to providing possible approaches to stimulate discussion and debate.“The Commission is also open to any other...