Radio & Television

Heritage budget hit hard

OTTAWA – Thirty-three million dollars that was once part of the Canadian Heritage Ministry's budget yesterday is no longer there today. While on the face of it, the budget cuts the ministry will face does not directly affect the TV, film, and related industries (funding of $6.5 million for the Centre for Research and Information on Canada was cut and $4.6 million of assistance to museums was eliminated, for example) and it was just part of a larger, billion-dollar budget trim across all ministries. The "new expenditure management system" was announced late Monday by Jim Flaherty, minister of finance 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.