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The Spokesperson for the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting talks about the new Liberal government and its promise to reinstate funding to the CBC.
Columnist says the new freedom promised by Canada’s broadcast regulator will be attractive to some, and it could even convince some of those who had abandoned cable or satellite TV – or never had it in the first place – to join the slowly dwindling ranks of traditional TV viewers.
Superior Court Judge Carole Hallée gave cause to a class-action suit filed on behalf of Vidéotron’s 1.5 million customers, saying the company misled consumers and deliberately overcharged, violating provincial consumer-protection laws.
Despite the CRTC’s denial to make its channel available across all French-language minority communities, Groupe Média TFO renews its commitment to share and expand the reach of its educational content.
The Prime Minster explains his expectations in this mandate letter to new Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly.
FRIENDS says that the CRTC and the new government should collaborate to create a policy environment that recognizes the needs and vital importance of local TV.
The Vice-Chairman, Broadcasting of Canada's broadcasting regulator is stepping down from his role with the CRTC.
Columnist says digital policies may not have played a significant role in the just-concluded national election, but the arrival of a majority Liberal government will leave many expecting “real change” on the digital front in the years ahead.
Head of CRTC accused of ‘unilaterally’ naming panels, breaking commission’s bylaws by Christina Pellegrini
Columnist says court documents show an outspoken regional commissioner at Canada’s telecom watchdog is alleging that Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais has violated some of the bylaws that govern the commission.
Columnist says a rift at Canada’s broadcast and telecom regulator has again spilled over into the legal system, raising questions about how efficiently and fairly the commission can make public policy decisions.
Communications Monitoring Report 2015: Canada's Communications System: An Overview for Citizens, Consumers, and Creators
Report states wireless-only households are most prominent among the two lowest income quintiles, suggesting that the rise of mobile-only households does not solely reflect changing preferences but may also be driven by affordability.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released information from the 2015 Communications Monitoring Report on the state of Canada’s communications system.
All three main party candidates have a fair showing of election signs throughout the riding, as well as the “We Vote CBC” campaign by the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.
Nanos Research poll shows that Canadians value local news, feel it’s important to have a strong CBC, and think Netflix should contribute to Canadian content.
According to a Nanos poll sponsored by FRIENDS, even Conservative supporters are against cuts to the public broadcaster.
Prime Minister Stpehen Harper has been criticized in a report released today for his alleged failure to address allegations of long-term systemic corruption at the CRTC resulting in private corporations being subsidized by millions of Canadians, without their knowledge.
The CRTC launches a review of the policy framework for local and community television programming.
Let’s Talk TV: Why musicians and music video makers may be the first unintended consequences by Linda Stuart
Bell Media submitted Part 1 applications to the CRTC, requesting that its Much and M3 specialty channels be converted from Category A to Category B services, which have reduced requirements for the amount of airtime devoted to Canadian programming.
According to Finance Canada, Canadian Netflix subscribers are technically required to voluntarily hand over the sales tax even if they don't see it on their statements.
Columnist says that with an election campaign set to run until mid-October, there may finally be a chance at a meaningful discussion about Canada’s digital future.