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General News from Broadcast Dialogue, Canada’s broadcast industry publication of record.

CRTC & Telecom News – CRTC to enact secret shopper program to fight misleading...

  The CRTC says it will implement a nationwide secret shopper program, among other measures to be considered, to try to combat misleading sales practices...

CRTC & Telecom News – TekSavvy questions CRTC reporting standards

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has issued a letter to the CRTC calling for greater transparency and disclosure regarding the 2018 Communications Monitoring Report, published in December. The independent telco, which has...

Gen Xers most likely to stream AM/FM radio: MTM

Generation Xers, those aged 38 to 51, are most likely to stream AM/FM radio, according to a recent report from The Media Technology Monitor...

Canadian Media News In Brief – Women quoted three times less than men in...

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) Radio Council is calling for foreign-based digital audio and music services like Spotify and YouTube to be brought...

Former Vice Canada employees charged with conspiracy to import cocaine

Two former Vice Canada employees have been charged with conspiracy to import cocaine, following an investigation into a drug mule operation with alleged links to...

Bell Let’s Talk Day raises $7.2 million in support of mental health

Bell says this year's Bell Let's Talk Day raised $7,272,134.95 for Canadian mental health programs. Total Bell Let's Talk Day messages of support Wednesday amounted...
CRTC

CRTC, Telecom & Awards News In Brief – Netflix says it shouldn’t be obligated...

Netflix says it shouldn't be obligated to contribute to Canadian content funds, arguing that Canada is better served by market competition than the regulation...
Ontario Association of Broadcasters

Canadian Journalism & Awards News In Brief – Concordia students to protest unpaid internships

Concordia University’s Journalism department is joining thousands of Quebec students who’ve moved to strike to protest unpaid internships. Concordia joins McGill’s School of Social...

CRTC and Telecom News In Brief – CRTC asks for authority to regulate Netflix,...

The CRTC asks for authority to regulate online service providers like Netflix and Spotify, and fine broadcasters, among other new powers in its written...

CBC/Radio-Canada calls for digital media to be brought under Broadcasting Act

CBC/Radio-Canada wants digital media brought under the Broadcasting Act and ISPs and wireless providers to contribute a fixed percentage of revenues to fund Canadian programming,...
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