Radio & Television

NDP sets out broadcast plan

OTTAWA – The New Democratic Party today released a four-point plan for "broadcast sovereignty". The four points are: * Change the governance structure of CBC board of directors -- ending the patronage appointment process and giving the board the power to hire or fire the CEO, who is currently appointed by the Prime Minister. * Ensure stable long term funding to expand regional programming. * Maintain clear limits on foreign ownership of Canadian airwaves. * Restore the obligation of Canadian broadcasters to promote home-grown drama. NDP Heritage Critic Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay) said in the release that Prime Minister Stephen...
 

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.