Radio & Television

Rogers to divest Christian OMNIs

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – In its application to purchase the five Citytv broadcast stations, Rogers Communications has told the CRTC it will voluntarily divest its two Christian OMNI stations in Winnipeg and Vancouver. As readers will recall, Rogers emerged as the buyer for Citytv Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Toronto after the Commission told CTVglobemedia that it could purchase CHUM Ltd., but not the five local TV stations.Rogers' two English language stations, although niche religious stations, do violate the Commission's one-station-per-market policy, which is the reason why the regulator wouldn't let CTV own the Citytvs. Rogers' ethnic broadcasters, OMNI.1 and OMNI.2 in...

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.