Radio & Television

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: Ivor Barr says we will want

THERE'S LITTLE DISPUTING the fact Canada is a resource-based economy. As oil and gas and mineral stocks go – so goes the Toronto Stock Exchange. Hundreds of thousands of Canadians work oil rigs, underground drills, huge chain saws and on fishing boats. The question is: Do Canadians want a television channel reflecting that? Ivor Barr thinks so and has launched IDNR-TV to prove it. The company holds a pair of category two digital channels for The Mining Channel and for Natural Resources TV. Barr is generally unhappy with the way the mainstream media covers the resource industry, swooping in only...

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.