Radio & Television

VMS Media Group petitions Governor-in-Council over aboriginal radio licence denial

Hearing panel make-up “procedurally unfair”, VMS arguesCALGARY, EDMONTON and OTTAWA — VMS Media Group Ltd., whose applications to operate urban Indigenous radio stations in Edmonton and Calgary were previously denied by the CRTC in June, is petitioning the Governor-in-Council to set aside the decision or refer it back to the Commission for reconsideration.In its Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2017-198, the CRTC approved the licence applications of three broadcasters to operate Type B Native FM radio stations serving urban Indigenous communities in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa and Toronto. In the same decision, the CRTC denied VMS Media Group’s applications to serve 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.