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Columnist says the CRTC has concluded that, since Canadians are increasingly spending their time on services like Netflix, which has no Canadian Content requirements, it no longer makes sense to force it on television programmers.
Columnist says the announcement that the CRTC is relaxing the rules on Canadian content is a clear sign the Canadian television system needs a reboot, from its 20th-century purpose to ‘correct and protect’ our domestic market, to a 21st-century freedom to ‘send and receive’ seven billion potential viewers.
In a radio interview, FRIENDS spokesperson Ian Morrison, discusses the implications of a CRTC decision to relax Canadian Content requirements on television.
Columnist says the challenge presented by CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais is to be better, not entitled.
The country's broadcast regulator is planning to significantly ease rules governing Canadian content on TV -- in hope of boosting the quality of local programming.
Editorial says that the CRTC should rethink its extremely targeted decision about one annual American program and one Canadian broadcaster.
Columnist says the CRTC is likely to effectively reject what had been an expensive Ontario government campaign to convince the regulator to establish a Netflix tax.
Media company says banning simsub could cause "real harm" to Canada's broadcasting sector.
FCC Commissioners call on chairman to release 332-page Internet regulation plan by Ajit Pai and Mike O'Rielly
FCC Commissioners request that FCC leadership immediately release the 332-page Internet regulation plan publicly and allow the American people a period of not less than 30 days to study it.
Columnist says Sun News' demise signals the beginning of a new era in Canadian broadcasting in which services are allowed to fail rather than being propped up through regulatory or government support.
Bell Canada has gone to court to overturn a ruling from Canada’s telecom watchdog that requires the media giant to price competing streaming services at the same rates as its own.
Spokespeople for several Jewish groups lament the loss of Sun TV, both for the coverage it gave to issues they found important, and because it signals yet another diminishing of the news media landscape.
Bell Mobility Inc asks courts to overturn CRTC decision over ‘unlawful’ mobile TV pricing by Terry Pedwell
One of the country’s biggest mobile companies is hoping the courts will overturn a decision by the telecom regulator that was aimed at creating greater price fairness for mobile TV services.
The CRTC rules that Vidéotron has failed in its mandate to provide proper community access television, but it will be allowed to create an English version of its community channel MAtv in Montreal.
The Globe and Mail reports that Bell Media is sparring with the CRTC over a decision to ban a long-standing practice of substituting Canadian commercials for flashier American ads during the Super Bowl.
Canadian broadcasters say simsubbing is an integral part of their business model, allowing them to pay for Canadian programming of all description.
Bell Media is sparring with the federal broadcast regulator over a decision to ban a long-standing practice of substituting Canadian commercials for flashier American ads during the Super Bowl.
The CRTC is contemplating a ban on Canadian network carriers from blocking American commercials on Canadian TV.
Rencontre avec le Comité sénatorial permanent des langues officielles - Le Québec et l'Ontario poursuivent leurs actions pour le maintien des services en français à Radio-Canada
As part of an ongoing process to protect francophone services at Radio-Canada, Quebec and Ontario ministers Jean-Marc Fournier and Madeleine Meilleur met with the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages.
Bell Media tries to intervene directly with CRTC Commissioners to reverse the decision to allow Canadians to watch American commercials during the Super Bowl, starting in 2017.