Radio & Television

Struggle to fund broadcast news highlighted at heritage committee meeting on C-18

Minister Rodriguez to appear at CHPC on C-18 By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – Earlier today, the House of Commons heritage committee held its third meeting on Bill C-18, the Online News Act. Canadian Association of Broadcasters The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) reminded us during the meeting that “… foreign digital platforms take more than half of those ad revenues out of Canada’s economy. They are offshored to entities with little connection to Canadians’ values or public interest, and profoundly undermine Canadian news organizations’ ability to support and maintain a robust newsgathering infrastructure.” Pleasant prelude to future negotiations. “Search and social...

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.