Radio & Television

Quebecor would double its CanCon payments

MONTREAL – Heading into a meeting today with Heritage Minister Bev Oda, Quebecor Media told that it would double its contributions towards making Canadian content – but not under the current Canadian Television Fund structure. As reported over the past two weeks, both Quebecor's Videotron and Shaw Communications have suspended their monthly payments to the fund, each citing similar concerns over how it is run.For example, the companies strenuously object to the amount of money headed towards productions to air on the CBC (37% of the annual CTF payouts is mandated to go towards productions headed to the Corp.)....

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.