Radio & Television

Radio Hearing: What’s the best format for new Aboriginal stations?

GATINEAU – On the first day of the CRTC’s hearing into new licences for Aboriginal radio stations in several large Canadian markets, it heard there are a number of ways urban Indigenous people can be served. Some of the applicants advocated for a largely spoken word and news format while others suggested a combination of music, news and spoken word would be best.The CRTC is looking to license radio stations in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Ottawa after it revoked the licences from Aboriginal Voices Radio (AVR) following multiple instances of non-compliance with its license terms.Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta...

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.