Radio & Television

Oil boom = radio boom: Seven new Alberta stations approved. Should have been more, says commissioner

OTTAWA – Rawlco Radio, Harvard Broadcasting, Newcap Inc. and CHUM Limited will soon all launch new radio stations in Calgary. The CRTC approved four new stations for Calgary and three other new stations serving: Calgary bedroom communities Airdrie and Cochrane (Tiessen Media Inc); Lethbridge (a numbered company partly backed by Island Radio's Paul Larsen); and High River/Okotoks (Golden West). Also approved was Golden West's purchase of CJTS-FM Lethbridge from Spirit Broadcasting. (There are more stations to come in the resource-rich province as the CRTC just went through a hearing in June, as attended by, studying 19 applications for stations in...

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.