Radio & Television

Quashing genre protection fine by Corus, says Cassaday

TORONTO – As long as it doesn't mean opening up the border to American cable channels, Corus Entertainment president and CEO John Cassaday says he's okay with the CRTC dumping its policy of one specialty channel per genre. In a conference call this afternoon with financial analysts discussing the company's strong third quarter results, Cassaday touched on the company's positioning with several regulatory proceedings under way."Our view is Canadian competition is fine and will improve the system," said Cassaday. He added he is opposed to allowing American channels in because they will not be subject to the same Canadian content...

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.