Radio & Television

Independent group challenges Videotron for control of community channel

MONTREAL – A group calling themselves the Steering Committee for an Independent Community TV Channel (ICTV) for Montreal says it wants Videotron to give up its community television license in Montreal.In a press release issued through the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS), the group says that Videotron’s French-language community channel MAtv fails to meet the conditions of its CRTC licence to "reflect the official languages, ethnic and Aboriginal composition of the community."“If Videotron is not willing to represent minority groups and to accurately reflect our city, then another group should administer this licence," said Laith Marouf,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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