Radio & Television

New Montreal TV station ICI is here

FOR A YEAR NOW, Sam Norouzi has been working tirelessly toward getting a new conventional television station on the air.It's not something you see much these days. Unlike specialty channels, where applications come in by the bucketload (but are launched by the thimbleful…), the number of conventional television stations has only shrunk over the past decade. In 2006, there were 101 private commercial stations in Canada, according to the CRTC. By 2012, after the bottom had fallen out of the advertising market, that had dropped to 91.Even tougher for Norouzi, his station, dubbed ICI, is an ethnic station – and...

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.