Radio & Television

MAC cautions CRTC on control of accessibility fund

TORONTO – With the Commission expected to rule shortly on a proposed $5.7 million accessibility fund (proposed by BCE as a piece of its tangible benefits package in acquiring CTV), Media Access Canada is cautioning the Regulator to choose an administrator of that fund wisely.CRTC chairman Konrad von Finckenstein suggested the creation of such a fund to Bell executives during the hearing into the acquisition of CTV. He asked if $5.7 million of the benefits package still unspent from the first time BCE bought CTV in 2000 could be used for such a fund. Bell said sure.The aim of the...

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.