Radio & Television

New copyright bill to be tabled this week

OTTAWA – Late Monday Industry Minister Tony Clement let his Twitter followers know that the federal government’s latest attempt at reforming copyright in Canada will be coming soon.“Currently in HoC, reading latest draft of amendments to Copyright Act...people before you tweet back, let's await the Bill's intro. Fair?” wrote the minister.Well, we don’t exactly know which day the new copyright bill is coming, but thanks to University of Ottawa professor Michael Geist, it’s up for introduction this week.“An Act to Amend the Copyright Act” will hit the house this week. Will copying songs from a CD to your iPod now...

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.