Radio & Television

Private broadcasters endorse new copyright bill

OTTAWA - Representatives of Canada's private broadcasters like the new copyright bill just as it is, and called for its passage.In an appearance before the Legislative Committee on Bill C-32, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) highlighted the effect that the Bill would have on radio broadcasters, noting that it would “substantially reduce” the copyright payments for the technical reproductions made at their stations."We believe this Bill demonstrates a great effort on the part of the Government to arrive at a balanced solution that provides something for everyone”, said CAB chair Sylvie Courtemanche in her remarks to the Committee. “We strongly support...

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.