Radio & Television

Should there still be must-carries, and at what rates? (updated)

WHILE IT WORKS ON the report requested by the federal government on future programming distribution models, on Monday, the CRTC will hold a hearing on the renewals of four speciality channels that benefit from the traditional way of doing things: mandatory distribution.Pelmorex (The Weather Network and MétéoMédia), TV5/Unis (TV5 programming focused on the international Francophonie; and Unis programming focused on official language minority communities), APTN , and the Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC) - although CPAC's file is considered complete and will not appear at the oral hearing.Mandatory distribution means that all licensed cable, IPTV and satellite providers must place...

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.