Radio & Television

TV border dispute: U.S. stations call for fair compensation

OTTAWA - A coalition of American border television stations has banded together calling for fair compensation for their over-the-air programs that are being imported and retransmitted in Canada. "It is regrettable that imported U.S. TV stations are denied consent and remuneration rights under Canada's new distant station retransmission regime," said Marla Drutz, Vice President and General Manager of WDIV-TV in Detroit, Michigan, in a press release. "Given the success and importance of the Canada-U.S. trade partnership we remain hopeful this unfair situation will be put right by Canada and our U.S. stations will be included under the consent and remuneration provisions,"...
 

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.