Radio & Television

“This is not a fire sale”, WGC tells CRTC at Bell/CTV hearing

GATINEAU - The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) asked the CRTC to stick to its guns on the tangible benefits policy resulting from BCE’s proposed acquisition of CTV.Appearing Thursday morning at the hearing into the transaction, the group said that “a strong benefits commitment to development is a commitment to both the industry and the audience”.“This is not a fire sale – the CTV assets are strong businesses which BCE is acquiring for shareholder benefit”, said executive director Maureen Parker, in a statement. “It is building a fully integrated organization to carry it into a cross-platform future. BCE needs to live up to...

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.