Radio & Television

There’s no traffic for traffic radio

By Steve Faguy MONTREAL — What's an all-traffic radio station to do when there's no traffic? Don't bother. Cogeco Media's Radio Circulation 730 AM in Montreal, which has been running all-day traffic updates since 2011, has replaced its programming with a rebroadcast of sister talk station 98.5 FM this week, as Quebecers stay home to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. "It's a temporary situation caused by the absence of traffic," explained Cogeco Media communications director Christine Dicaire. "Everything will be back to normal once people are back on the roads." With schools and non-essential businesses closed, international travel prohibited and...

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.