Radio & Television

Muslim channel coming to Canada

BUFFALO – American Arab/Muslim channel Bridges TV will soon launch in Canada. The company announced this week that Rogers Cable will begin carrying it this spring and has also recently transitioned from a premium pay channel in the U.S. to basic cable on several cable and satellite systems there. The year-old Buffalo, N.Y.-based cable channel was added to the list of eligible satellite services by the Commission in December.The changes to its carriage and its launch in Canada "comes at a time when Middle Eastern and South Asian communities around the world are in the spotlight," says the company. "Most recently, the controversy...

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.