Radio / Television

Many worried about Bell buying V; Péladeau claims big broadcaster wants “monopoly”


GATINEAU – A number of companies are worried about Bell getting bigger.In July 2019, Groupe V Media announced it was selling for $20 million its five conventional stations to Bell Media. V, previously known as TQS, has had a long story of financial and regulatory problems and its acquisition by Bell had been rumoured for quite some time.  (Photo at right are the stars of the V show Ne Jamais Faire à la Maison, or Never do this at Home, Marie-Soleil Dion and Jonathan Roberge.)On October 29th, the CRTC issued it Notice of Hearing with a short intervention period ending on November 28th.The...