Radio & Television

TV Licence Renewals: Why accessibility still needs work

GATINEAU – Media Access Canada (MAC) lauded the large English-language broadcasters for meeting their accessibility conditions of licence Wednesday morning, but the group added during the broadcasters’ licence renewal hearing that more needs to be done to bridge the last mile of accessibility.“So, while we support our broadcasters for meeting their conditions of licence, we are also here to ask the Commission to build the policy framework for the last mile of access in Canadian broadcasting – 100% by 2020,” said Carmella Hutchinson of the Disabled Women’s Network in MAC’s opening remarks.The problem in many cases, particularly for described video...

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.