Cable & Telecom

Unions, guilds, celebrate rejection of CRTC’s “flawed” licence renewal decisions

WHILE CANADA’S CREATIVE COMMUNITY was quick to applaud Monday’s decision referring back the CRTC’s group licence renewal (GLR) decisions for Canada’s large private television broadcasters, some members are hoping that the review will encompass more than Programs of National Interest (PNI).In a joint press release, the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) and the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) noted that other challenges to the GLR decisions that formed the basis of their joint petition were not addressed in Monday’s announcement.  These include the removal of independent production obligations on non-PNI programming, evening...

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.