Radio & Television

MAC lobbies for control of broadcast accessibility fund

TORONTO - Media Access Canada (MAC) is gathering support from the country’s disability organizations to head up the newly established broadcasting accessibility fund (BAF). The CRTC mandated the $5.7 million fund earlier this year as part of BCE’s tangible benefits when it purchased CTV.  The Commission directed that the fund’s control be in the hands of the accessibility community with two third voting and board positions, and that the remaining third be filled by members of the broadcast industry. MAC said that both it and the members of the Access 2020 Coalition have sent submissions to the CRTC stressing that voting...
 

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.