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All CRTC / Regulation Articles — 2000

Dec 8, 2000 — News Article

BCE ruling buoys Rogers by Chris Zelkovich

BCE’s takeover of CTV will allow Rogers to purchase Sportsnet

Dec 8, 2000 — News Article

Feds OK BCE's bid for CTV; TV industry watchdogs cheer by Leanne Yohemas-Hayes

CRTC conditions on BCE’s takeover of CTV will result in more Canadian programming

Dec 7, 2000 — News Article

BCE-CTV deal likely to get OK by Susan Pigg

CRTC conditions on BCE’s takeover of CTV will result in more Canadian programming

Dec 7, 2000 — News Article

BCE-CTV deal gets green light from broadcast regulator by Terry Weber

CRTC conditions on BCE’s takeover of CTV will result in more Canadian programming

Dec 6, 2000 — News Article

CRTC chairman quits post by Mark Lamey

Françoise Bertrand, credited with running the CRTC as a proactive, fair organization, is stepping down as chairperson

Dec 5, 2000 — News Article

CRTC chairwoman Francoise Bertrand resigns by Jennifer Ditchburn

Françoise Bertrand, credited with running the CRTC as a proactive, fair organization, is stepping down as chairperson

Dec 5, 2000 — News Article

CRTC head makes surprise early exit by Jeff Gray & Daniel LeBlanc

Françoise Bertrand, credited with running the CRTC as a proactive, fair organization, is stepping down as chairperson

Dec 2, 2000 — News Article

Struggle for Sportsnet is coming to a head by Chris Zelkovich

If CRTC approves BCE’s takeover of CTV, Rogers says it should be permitted to acquire Sportsnet

Nov 27, 2000 — News Article

Cable monopoly by Ian Morrison (Letter to the Editor)

Former CCTA president lobbies in favour of DTH where he formerly opposed them

Nov 13, 2000 — News Article

CRTC Chair Françoise Bertrand: Address to the Annual Convention of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters

Our Collective Journey - Staying the course for better Canadian content

Sep 19, 2000 — Blog Post

Letter to the Editor of the National Post

Friends wants CRTC to attach conditions of licence to TVO requiring the Ontario government to observe federal broadcasting policy

Jul 29, 2000 — News Article

CBC, CRTC set to fight over regional shows by Jack Aubey

CRTC may sanction CBC over cuts to local television news

Jul 19, 2000 — News Article

Rogers faces regulatory hurdles in attempt to buy CTV Sportsnet by Gillian Livingston

CRTC worries specialty acquisitions could be given undue preference on carrier’s channels

Jul 7, 2000 — News Article

Rogers backing off Blue Jay buy by Chris Zelkovich

CRTC’s ruling on Corus/Shaw makes approval of Rogers’ Sportsnet purchase unlikely

Jul 6, 2000 — News Article

CRTC approves sale of WIC Western International to CanWest by Leanne Yohemas-Hayes

CRTC approves CanWest's bid to acquire eight new stations

Jul 6, 2000 — News Article

Broadcasting moguls await fate by Dana Flavelle and Susan Pigg

CRTC television rulings could show distinct change in federal broadcast policy

Jul 5, 2000 — News Article

CRTC likely to make Asper's TV dreams come true by Martin Cash

CRTC television rulings could show distinct change in federal broadcast policy

Apr 27, 2000 — Policy Brief

Oral Presentation re Corus Entertainment's application to CRTC re WIC dismemberment [PN CRTC 2000-1]

CRTC should require Shaw and affiliate Corus to sell specialty, pay services to prevent undue preference

Apr 26, 2000 — Policy Brief

Oral Presentation re CanWest Global's application to CRTC re WIC dismemberment [PN CRTC 2000-1]

Friends says CRTC should require CanWest to adhere to strict conditions in return for CHCH, CHAN

Apr 26, 2000 — News Article

CanWest appeals to regulators as an 'entrepreneur' by Ann Gibbon

CanWest argues it should be permitted to take over WIC stations as a reward for its entrepreneurship

Apr 25, 2000 — News Article

Political soap makes great TV by Antonia Zerbisias

CRTC must examine effects of media concentration in mediating breakup of WIC

Apr 21, 2000 — Blog Post

CBC Technical & Regulatory Issues

CBC’s proposal to remove its terrestrial network, rely entirely on other technologies for distribution could have unintended consequences

Apr 20, 2000 — News Article

CanWest challenged on WIC proposal by Ann Gibbon

Friends, CTV say approving Global’s proposal would contravene CRTC regulations limiting owners to one TV station per market

Apr 17, 2000 — News Article

Potential buyers eye CTV's stake in Sportsnet by Chris Zelkovich

Potential buyers examine prospects for acquiring Sportsnet after CRTC ruled CTV must drop it for TSN

Mar 30, 2000 — Policy Brief

Submission to CRTC re WIC Dismemberment [PN CRTC 2000-1] [+attachment (pdf 25KB)]

Friends recommendations to CRTC regarding divestiture of WIC assets

Mar 25, 2000 — News Article

Viewers better off thanks to CRTC ruling by Chris Zelkovich

Ruling forcing CTV to sell Sportsnet in return for buying TSN will benefit viewers by increasing competition

Feb 26, 2000 — News Article

BCE shakes up the Canadian market with $2.3 billion offer for broadcaster CTV Inc. by James Stevenson

BCE offers $2.3 billion to buy CTV, pending CRTC approval

Jan 8, 2000 — News Article

The CBC's war of words by Alex Strachan

CRTC is correct in assigning new licence conditions on CBC, including reducing commercials and increasing Canadian content

Jan 6, 2000 — News Release

CRTC Roadmap for the CBC Makes Sense

CRTC decision on CBC network licences reflects obligations under Broadcasting Act, forces CBC to uphold its mandate to provide local, regional programming

Jan 6, 2000 — News Article

CRTC, CBC head for showdown over regional programs by Heather Scoffield

Regulator’s expected call for more local television, fewer commercials will run counter to Rabinovitch’s plans for the network

Jan 5, 2000 — News Release

CBC Licence Renewal Decision to be Released on Thursday

Upcoming CRTC decision on CBC English, French television licences will be evaluated by Friends on how well it requires CBC to reflect public mandate

Jan 5, 2000 — News Article

CBC Licence Renewal Decision to be Released on Thursday

Upcoming CRTC decision on CBC English, French television licences will be evaluated by Friends on how well it requires CBC to reflect public mandate

Jan 3, 2000 — News Article

CRTC to urge CBC return to grassroots by Chris Cobb

Regulator’s expected call for more local television, fewer commercials will run counter to Rabinovitch’s plans for the network