Cable / Telecom News

Super Bowl Ads: 51½ minutes plays second fiddle to administrative law


OTTAWA – On the third day of a hearing ostensibly into the CRTC’s Super Bowl simsub decision and the Vavilov spy case, those two individual cases took an even lesser importance than in the prior days. The Justices are mostly interested in developing a framework that would help the Courts, not just the Supreme Court, should rule on issues of administrative law.On Tuesday, we had heard of the Bell’s appeal of the CRTC Super Bowl decision. Bell had an hour (which is more than the 51.5 minutes of advertising it wishes to once again sell to Canadian clients during the...