Radio & Television

It’s about “basic business fairness”. CanWest issues statement on Charter case

TORONTO – Responding to a story broken earlier today by, CanWest MediaWorks issued the following statement: On December 23, 2005, CanWest MediaWorks Inc. filed an application to the Ontario Superior Court asking it to strike down the current federal statute and regulations restricting direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising of prescription medicines, on the basis they constitute a violation of section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guaranteeing the freedom of expression. The current advertising restrictions are unfair, ineffective and discriminatory. Canadians already see significant numbers of DTC prescription drug ads broadcast on U.S. television channels carried by CRTC-approved...

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.