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CRTC announces the creation of an Independent Local News Fund worth approximately $20 million per year to help stations in 18 communities across the country produce news.
Canada's broadcast regulator is forcing English-language TV stations to air at least seven hours a week of local news, and creating a new fund to help the smaller ones pay for it as part of a "rebalancing" of the country's television landscape.
Union says strong and independent local news is intrinsic to our democracy and that it is the duty of large broadcasters to deliver it.
FRIENDS says the CRTC's new policy shows the broadcast regulator hasn't been listening to small stations that came begging for help.
FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting spokesperson Ian Morrison will be available to comment following release of the CRTC decision concerning local television at 2:00 pm EDT today.
Library and Archives Canada Announces $1.5 Million in Funding to Help Local Communities Preserve Canada's Documentary Heritage
The Library and Archives Canada program will provide $1.5 million in funding to 40 projects led by archives, libraries and heritage institutions across Canada.
OMNI Television proposes new national channel, return of ethnic newscasts and more Canadian content.
Launched in October 2013, Let's Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians was one of the CRTC's most comprehensive and complex public consultations and broadcasting policy reviews to date.
OMNI Television announced they are filing a application with the CRTC to operate a new multilingual and multicultural channel called OMNI Regional, the first of its kind in the country.
Video news isn’t growing as fast as you’d think, and other surprising findings from a new global survey by Laura Hazard Owen
Report suggests consumption of online news video is still a minority behavior around the world.
In its 2016 Economic Survey of Canada, the OECD makes a case for foreign entry into the Great White North's telecom market, saying it brings the potential for cheaper Internet and more subscriptions.
Bell, Rogers and Videotron allege "there is a serious issue to be tried" due to "copyright infringement by the defendants."
‘No Netflix tax’, but the future of Cancon is up for debate, says heritage minister Melanie Joly by Sean Craig
The federal Heritage Minister is gearing up for public consultations, to begin this fall, after which she says the whole regime of Canadian content regulation as we know it could be upended.
Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier says the CRTC has discouraged competition in the telecommunications sector and should have a far diminished authority over the industry.
A pair of reports from the Fraser Institute and the C.D. Howe Institute both argue that it’s time for a change in Canadian media, especially in light of the possible upcoming revision to the CRTC.
Angus Reid poll shows 56 per cent of Canadians are against the internet being subject to the same CRTC regulations as traditional media, while 44 per cent would like to see all media under the same regulations.
Majority of Canadians want the CRTC to stay away from imposing content regulations on Netflix by Sean Craig
According to a new poll released by the Angus Reid Institute, 56 per cent think online media should be free from the hand of the CRTC, which imposes Canadian content and ownership regulations on traditional media.
The award was launched in June 2015 to encourage a new generation of researchers to contribute to Canada's public policy development relating to information and communication.
Net neutrality advocates say the inquiry has major implications for internet service.
the public broadcaster is accused of using government funds to 'outpace' private counterparts.