Radio & Television

UPDATE: Better late than never? Oda faces challenges of new broadcasting economy

BANFF - In her speech launching the 2006 Banff International Television Conference on Sunday, Bev Oda, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women, announced the government will ask the CRTC to study the technological changes facing the broadcast industry and throws her support behind sustaining our public broadcaster. “Other nations began to build the policy framework for the new digital world decades ago,” says the Minister. “Unfortunately, Canada did not.” “Without a doubt,” she adds, “there are challenges.” “With the arrival of new technologies, the growth of the private sector and the virtual explosion of choice on our airways,...

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.