Radio & Television

New Cat 2s approved: Consumer channel and German channel

GATINEAU – The CRTC has approved two more category 2 digital TV channels: The Consumer Channel and the German Channel. According to the commission’s decision, the English-language Consumer Channel “would be devoted exclusively to all aspects of consumer products and services. Programming would provide in-depth information and knowledge on everyday consumer goods and services.” Among the categories of programming are news and infomercials. No more than 10% of its programming can be from the game show or general entertainment and human interest categories. The German Channel must air no less than 90% of all programming in German. It can air...

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.