Radio & Television

No copyright fees on memory cards – Paradis

TORONTO - Finally, some good news for RIM. Canada will introduce regulations this fall that will explicitly exclude microSD memory cards from a levy charged to consumers to compensate copyright holders. "Our government is committed to building a strong and vibrant Canadian digital economy, the cornerstone of which must be the widespread adoption of cutting-edge digital technologies," says Industry Minister Christian Paradis. "Placing a new fee on devices with removable memory cards, such as BlackBerrys and smartphones, would increase costs for Canadian families and impact the adoption of the latest technologies." In 2011, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) urged...
 

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.