Radio & Television

Non-compliant, unreachable Ontario radio broadcaster receives two year licence renewal

OTTAWA – Despite not being able to reach the Native radio station CKBK-FM Thamesville, the CRTC still renewed its broadcasting licence for another two years.Lenape Community Radio Society filed an application to renew the licence for CKBK-FM which is set to expire on August 31, 2017.  The Commission said that it found the licensee in non-compliance with certain sections of the Radio Regulations after noting that it had failed to provide annual returns for the 2012-2013, 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 broadcast years, or confirmation that it had implemented a public alerting system by the March 31, 2016 deadline.“Moreover, the licensee did not...

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.