Radio & Television

Tough day in Gatineau for Channel Zero

GATINEAU – CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais set a tough tone right at the start of Monday’s hearing into Channel Zero’s specialty channel license renewal and corporate reorganization hearing.“Ladies and gentlemen, these licenses are very much in jeopardy,” he said in his opening remarks.The hearing was also a show cause hearing (meaning everyone on the broadcasters’ panel was sworn in, something we had not heard before, but has been done in the past for such hearings), which means the Commission was calling the company on the carpet to make sure that the license holders are actually operating the channels as required,...

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.