Radio & Television

UPDATE: New legislation will “modernize” Copyright Act; but is “a blow to artists”, says ACTRA

MONTREAL and TORONTO – The government’s new copyright legislation will bring Canada in line with international standards while promoting home-grown innovation and creativity, according to Industry Minister Tony Clement and Heritage Minister James Moore."Today we are introducing a copyright bill that offers a common-sense balance between the interests of consumers and the rights of the creative community," said Minister Moore, in a statement on Wednesday. "The bill is flexible, reflects the changing behaviours of consumers and the evolution of technology, and responds to what we heard in the consultations."Noting the popularity of Web 2.0, social media, and technologies like the...

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.