Radio & Television

Shaw applies for new Canadian news service dubbed Global News 1

TORONTO - Shaw Media is asking the CRTC to licence an innovative new English-language specialty news channel called Global News 1 that promises to deliver local news on a national scale.The company said Monday that the national, all-Canadian channel would incorporate local feeds in all 12 markets where Global currently operates conventional television stations, plus add local newsrooms to Fort McMurray and Red Deer, AB; Sault Ste. Marie, Niagara, Mississauga and Ottawa, ON; Quebec City, QC and Charlottetown, PE, where it says there is either no local television news or limited competition.Unlike any other service, Global News 1 will feature a national...

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.