Radio & Television

SOCAN mad at sat rad

TORONTO – Saying it may appeal, SOCAN today registered its complaints about Thursday’s CRTC subscription radio decision by joining in on the parade of press releases. “In SOCAN's opinion, this decision fails to recognize the important provisions of the Canadian Broadcasting Act, and does not offer sufficient protection to Canada's composers, lyricists, songwriters, and publishers of musical works,” says the release. SOCAN’s (the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) dissatisfaction with the decision is due to several factors, including: * The Canadian content requirements for satellite radio are inconsistent with existing regulations for commercial radio broadcasters and...

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.