Radio & Television

Next CRTC chairperson will be bilingual: Heritage minister

By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – Recently, the federal government posted an appointment opportunity on the Privy Council website for the chairperson of the CRTC and its vice-chairperson. To the dismay of some, working knowledge of both official languages is not a requirement. In Ottawa jargon, the post reads: “Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.” In question period today, the Bloc Québécois raised the issue: “For them (the Liberals), it is okay to appoint someone who doesn’t speak French to oversee a whole segment of our culture,” said Martin Champoux, the Bloc’s critic for Canadian Heritage, in French, after...

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.