Radio & Television

NEW PAY TV APPS: CAB wants separate policy review, CCTA says no more must-carries

OTTAWA – With the hearings on the new pay television applicants scheduled for next month, the two major associations have weighed in with their comments. While expressing no opinion on the merits of the applications, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters told the CRTC in its submission that since the applications force it to consider altering its policy of licensing just one Canadian specialty or pay service per genre – or in this case, per region – that a separate hearing needs to be held. As reported by, four new applicants will face the Commission October 24th looking for licenses...

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.