Radio & Television

Strong Canadian programming rules need to remain: creative coalition

TORONTO – The CRTC must maintain its Canadian content spending requirements for Canadian pay and specialty TV services, the Coalition of Canadian Audio-Visual Unions (CCAU) stated Wednesday in a media release. The call comes in advance of the CRTC’s public hearing on a review of the regulatory framework for broadcast distributors and specialty and pay TV. The three-week-long hearing begins April 8. The coalition maintains that strong rules must remain in place to achieve the cultural objectives of the Broadcasting Act. The CCAU is also urging the CRTC to maintain the current regulatory framework that supports the Canadian pay and specialty...

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.