Radio & Television

UPDATE: Cranky Commission cuffs CanWest, but “nothing material” has changed, says exec

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - THE CRTC today told CanWest Global CEO Leonard Asper that he only has himself to blame for the delay in hearing his company's bid to gain control over Alliance Atlantis' specialty channels. Yesterday Asper issued a release professing his disappointment the Commission has decided to cancel next Wednesday's planned hearing into the acquisition of Alliance Atlantis by CanWest Global/Goldman Sachs, moving the hearing to November 19 instead. In the meantime, more public comment on the transaction will be asked.While Asper may be "disappointed", it was a ream of paper dumped into the CRTC mailbox just last week that...

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.