Radio & Television

RCMP raids net pirated movies, games, satellite receivers

SAINT-GEORGES-DE-BEAUCE – Last month, Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Quebec and New Brunswick raided a number of homes and businesses "in order to put an end to the illegal activities of people involved in the production, reproduction and distribution of counterfeit items," says the RCMP. In seven Quebec searches, more than 5,000 movies, 500 games, 100 computer software programs, 500 CDs and 80,000 batteries, all of which were counterfeit, as well as seven pirated satellite receivers have been seized. Five people were arrested and will be summoned to appear in court on charges of making and distributing infringing copies of...

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.