Radio & Television

SHAW/CANWEST: Proposed benefits ignore disabled Canadians: MAC

CALGARY – Shaw’s application to buy Canwest excludes Canadians with disabilities, according to Media Access Canada (MAC).MAC, the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians, the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association and the Canadian National Institute for the Blind appeared before the CRTC on Wednesday asking that a portion of the deal’s tangible benefits be used to fund research, technical innovation, business modelling and education initiatives to improve captioning quality and increase levels of described content.“Given Shaw’s technical expertise and financial strength, we had hoped to see leadership to increase and improve accessible programming for the one in four Canadians whose hearing...

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.