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Competing with services that don't have to fund original Canadian programming, companies call for regulation ‘flexibility.’
Columnist says groups such as ACTRA, the Writers Guild of Canada, the Canadian Media Producers Association and the Directors Guild of Canada argue that the government should require Netflix to contribute a percentage of its revenues toward the creation of Canadian content.
Only watch HBO or Sportsnet? Canada’s TV providers must offer solo channels on Dec. 1 by Emily Jackson
TV service providers must offer channels à la carte and in packages of up to 10 channels to complement existing TV packages in order to comply with a policy issued in spring 2015 by the CRTC.
Bell Media President Mary Ann Turcke tells regulators at a broadcast licence renewal hearing that she expects her company’s video streaming service, CraveTV, will have to compete against Amazon Prime Video very soon.
CBC President Hubert Lacroix thinks the CBC's business model is broken and is asking the government for additional funding so that the public broadcaster can stop advertising across its platforms.
In a letter to Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, FRIENDS comments on critical issues affecting the future of Canadian content in a digital world.
CEO of Music Canada says artists -- the people who build our nation's cultural foundation and much of the intellectual property we export -- now struggle more than ever to earn a living.
Text of a speech delivered by CRTC Chair Jean-Pierre Blais to the Canadian Chapter of the International Institute of Communications in Ottawa.
The federal government has tapped long-time public servant Judith LaRocque for a temporary stint in a vice-chair role at the CRTC.
According to a new report, broadcasting revenues in Canada last year decreased by 1.6% to $17.9 billion.
TV still medium of choice for majority of respondents, but tablets, phones increasingly used.
The CRTC says Canadians spent more money on Internet access than television subscriptions for the first time last year as the demand for data exploded and the desire for traditional TV packages waned.
The CRTC says Canadians are downloading more data than ever as a result of the growing use of broadband technologies over mobile devices and within the home.
CRTC says cord cutting took a bigger bite out of Canada’s broadcast industry last year as younger audiences increasingly listened to music and watched television over the Internet.
CRTC Chairman says a new report clearly shows that viewing and listening habits are continuing to shift.
Columnist says now is the time for a new digital policy for the digital age.
A new report released by the CRTC shows how the viewing and listening habits of Canadians are transforming the broadcasting industry.
The Financial Post reports that CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais is surprised Canada has not placed a sales tax on foreign video streaming services like Netflix, a move the Liberal government seems to be inching toward despite previous promises not to do so
A new report from Macdonald-Laurier Institute says the CRTC should get out of the business of regulating telecom prices and competition entirely.
The head of the country's broadcast regulator says TV stations have a responsibility to produce local news, even if it hurts their bottom line.