Radio & Television

New fund makes it easier for Canadians to weigh in on broadcasting regs

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC said Monday that it is full speed ahead for the new Canadian Broadcasting Participation Fund (BPF) designed to help public interest and consumer groups offset their costs of participating in its broadcasting proceedings. The independent fund is made possible by $3 million in benefits proposed by BCE when it purchased CTVglobemedia in 2011.  The BPF, which incorporates feedback from various consumer groups, will be active within 60 days though the CRTC said that any cost incurred as of now could be included in a cost application. The Commission also said that the fund will support English...
 

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.