Radio & Television

Uvagut TV to celebrate launch with two-hour special on Wednesday

IGLOOLIK, Nunavut — To celebrate the launch of Canada’s first all-Inuit TV channel, Uvagut TV will air a two-hour live special on Wednesday, February 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. Uvagut TV launched on January 18 (as we reported here) and brings Inuktut programming to more than 600,000 homes across all four Inuit regions and the rest of Canada, via the Shaw Direct satellite service. Cable operator Arctic Co-operatives Limited also carries the channel in Nunavut and Northwest Territories and the channel owners are seeking wider Canadian carriage, too. Co-hosted by Inuit producer and director Zacharias Kunuk (above,...

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.