Roku launches 15 new live channels in Canada

TORONTO — Roku announced today the launch of 15 new live TV channels available for free on The Roku Channel. The new content offerings include two channels “featuring a load of Canadian content including FilmRise Canada and FilmRise Canadien, for all you French-speaking streamers!” reads a Roku blog post. The FilmRise Made in Canada channel offers “Canadian shows and movies with national stars like Elliot Page and Natasha Henstridge,” while FilmRise Canadien is “a collection of classic series such as Highway to Heaven and Black Books, all dubbed in French,” according to the blog post. Other new channel additions include...

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.