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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CRTC says TSN 690 must maintain English all-sports format for seven years.
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.
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.
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.
Columnist says Canadian cable television is a wasteland, only watching three of the 150 she purchases, and doesn't compare to print media.
TVO wrote to approximately 200 communities in Ontario where the educational broadcaster planned to decommission towers to offer the towers to communities rather than dismantle them.
Canadians in rural communities in BC, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario and New Brunswick can now see community channels in their area.
The CRTC has approved two related applications that will see the Citytv network officially come to Montreal, and the launch of a new television station, ICI, that will offer local ethnic programming.
Columnist says that unlike news service material, which usually is labeled as such, TV stations typically run affiliate material without identifying its source.
New talk radio station says its committed to filling 100 per cent of its schedule with local programming.