Radio & Television

The Die Hard application?

GATINEAU – Just like fictional detective John McClane has always been the wrong man in the wrong place at the wrong time, Canadian Association of Broadcasters president and CEO Glenn O’Farrell had a similar way of describing the two over-the-air high definition license applicants on Tuesday: “Put simply, we believe these are the wrong applications, for the wrong licences, at the wrong time,” he said. HDTV Networks is a bid for a national over-the-air broadcast network with transmitters in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. YES TV is a license request for a Toronto-only high definition TV...

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.