Radio & Television

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protected cablecos are the Internet in Canada

Dear Editor, ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC. asserts that the primary policy objective of the CRTC should be to lessen Canadian protection and facilitate an accelerated importation of foreign channels. Well, the fastest and most economically efficient way to accomplish that would be to cease protecting Canadian cable companies from U.S. distributors like Comcast and DirecTV. However, that would be against the law - and would trigger a precipitous dismantling of our once-proud broadcasting system. Canada is the only country in the world that competes 24 hours a day, and live, with the behemoth U.S. entertainment machine. We have a unique approach...

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.