Nov 16, 2013 — News Article: CRTC says no to new radio station by Jeremy Warren
Columnist says Saskatoon's commercial radio stations are more profitable than ever, but Canadian broadcast regulators say the booming city can't handle a new radio station.
Nov 15, 2013 — News Article: Booming Saskatoon doesn't need more radio, CRTC says
The CRTC has released findings about Saskatoon's capacity to support new commercial radio stations.
Nov 5, 2013 — News Article: Morgan among those hit by News 95.7 layoffs
Across Canada, 94 employees of Rogers’ media division have been canned in an effort to lower expenses.
Oct 8, 2013 — News Article: Press Release: Citizen Group Challenges Videotron for Community TV Licence in Montreal
The Steering Committee for an Independent Community TV Channel (ICTV) for Montreal says that Videotron’s existing MAtv channel fails to meet the conditions of its CRTC licence to "reflect the official languages, ethnic and Aboriginal composition of the community."
Videotron has applied to the CRTC for a licence to launch an English-language community TV channel.
Five employees have bought the Town Crier chain of community newspapers at an auction after the sudden bankruptcy of Multimedia Nova this summer.
The Globe and Mail, Canada’s highest-distribution national newspaper, has announced that it will cease daily delivery to the entire province of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as to a handful of isolated towns in British Columbia.
Jul 24, 2013 — News Article: OPINION: Closure of community newspapers represents a darker and more serious trend by Robert Washburn
Columnist says each time jobs are lost, fewer reporters are left to cover the news, meaning newsrooms are stretched and the quality of news comes under even greater pressures.
Columnist says that aside from news programming, very few English-language shows are produced in Montreal.
Jul 7, 2013 — News Article: SOCAN's Eric Baptiste: A different tune for a digital age by Richard Blackwell
The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada collects licence fees from businesses that use music, and channels those royalties to the songwriters who composed the works.
Jul 4, 2013 — News Article: Newcap buys CHNI-FM
Newcap Inc., the wholly owned subsidiary of Dartmouth’s Newfoundland Capital Corp. Ltd., has acquired the radio broadcasting licence for CHNI-FM in Saint John, N.B., from Rogers Broadcasting Ltd.
Jul 4, 2013 — News Article: Two Rogers radio stations in New Brunswick being sold to separate buyers
Newfoundland Capital Corp. says it has signed a deal to buy the radio broadcasting licence for CHNI-FM in Saint John from Rogers Broadcasting Ltd.
Columnist says Canada's broadcast regulator has cleared the way for BCE Inc. to finally lay claim to Astral Media Inc.'s radio and television properties, but the approval comes with unprecedented conditions intended to keep the media behemoth from abusing its market power.
Jun 27, 2013 — News Article: CRTC grants exception allowing Bell to keep TSN 690
CRTC says TSN 690 must maintain English all-sports format for seven years.
Jun 25, 2013 — News Article: CBC Windsor to expand evening news by Ted Shaw
CBC Windsor, Channel 9, will add 30 minutes to its evening newscast in September, and cancel CBC News Latenight at 11 p.m.
Columnist says that six months after Revelstoke residents complained they weren’t consulted when the CBC radio feed was switched from the Kelowna bureau to the new Kamloops one, the issue drags on without a decision or resolution.
FRIENDS spokesperson Ian Morrison says it would be “a real stretch” for the CRTC to order a private company to give up a particular frequency to another broadcaster.
Mar 28, 2013 — News Article: Musician pipes up about arts being ‘fluff’ subjects by Mary Ellen MacIntyre
Cape Breton musician speaks out about the dismissive attitude of school board officials towards performing arts, which he says puts millions into the Nova Scotia economy.
Coun. Brian McHattie brought forth a motion at city council asking the CRTC to order Astral Media to give up one of its Toronto frequencies that can be heard in Hamilton so that the CBC could broadcast Hamilton-related content on that frequency.
Mar 26, 2013 — News Article: First Nations filmmakers use business skills, social media savvy to bring TV shows to niche markets by Jenny Lee
Columnist says it’s a tiny niche in an otherwise troubled industry, but B.C.-based aboriginal filmmakers are busy and working.