Cable & Telecom

Let’s Talk TV needs “tweaking” or we face millions in lost funding, thousands more job cuts

OTTAWA – Changes to the Canadian broadcast industry stemming from the CRTC’s Let’s Talk TV decisions could lead to sweeping job losses and funding cuts to Canadian programming, according to a new study commissioned by advocacy groups and unions representing Canadian producers and creators.Co-authored by Nordicity and communications lawyer Peter Miller, Canadian Television 2020: Technological and Regulatory Impacts was commissioned by the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA), the Canadian Media Guild, Directors Guild of Canada, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting and Unifor.Using three scenarios, the study examines the potential impact of policy decisions such as TV channel unbundling,...

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.