Joint Response to Undertakings (BN CRTC 2015-421)
Feb 11, 2016
Ms. Danielle May-Cuconato
Dear Secretary General:
At the conclusion of our respective appearances during the recent Public Hearing, your Commission required us to respond to a number of undertakings with respect to two research studies by Nordicity–Peter Miller:
- Near Term Prospects for Local TV in Canada, and
- Canadian Television 2020: Technological and Regulatory Impacts.
These responses are being filed digitally accompanying this covering letter.
On behalf of Unifor
On behalf of FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting
- Response to Undertakings Issued to Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
- Response to Undertakings Issued to Unifor
Jan 26, 2016 — Policy Brief — FRIENDS presentation to the CRTC on Local Television (BN CRTC 2015-421)
FRIENDS tells Canada's broadcast regulator that without prompt action from the CRTC, many local TV stations, particularly in small and medium markets, will likely fail.
Nov 5, 2015 — Policy Brief — Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-421 - Review of Local and Community TV
FRIENDS says that the CRTC and the new government should collaborate to create a policy environment that recognizes the needs and vital importance of local TV.