Radio & Television

U.S. won’t sign UN cultural protection document

PARIS - On Friday, a bunch of international government types signed off on something called the Preliminary Draft Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. The statement from Heritage Minister Liza Frulla’s on Friday called the draft convention – which would make sure the rights of national governments to take measures to protect its culture (such as our Canadian content rules in our broadcast policies) supersede any other international agreements – “a victory for Canada and cultural diversity.” However, one wonders about the strength of such a claim of victory given the world’s largest cultural...

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.