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Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – APTN News wins RTDNA Canada’s highest honour

APTN News is the winner of this year’s RTDNA Canada President’s Award, the highest honour bestowed by the association to acknowledge individuals and organizations...

Broadcast & production orgs urge swift passage of Bill C-10 as committee study curtailed

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists), the Directors Guild of...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Independent ISPs say CRTC Chair biased

TekSavvy, Distributel and EBOX are among the independent internet service providers (ISPs) calling for government intervention following the CRTC’s move to backtrack on a...

Scott Metcalfe recognized with RTDNA Distinguished Service Award

Scott Metcalfe, who officially retired as Rogers Sports & Media's National Format Director of News in late April, is the recipient of the RTDNA...

Wendy Freeman recognized with National RTDNA Lifetime Achievement Award

CTV News Vice-President Wendy Freeman is being recognized with an RTDNA Canada National Lifetime Achievement Award. Since 2010, Freeman has presided over the network's news, information,...

CRTC backtracks on move to set lower wholesale internet rates

Consumer advocates say Canadians will likely end up paying more for internet service, following a decision by the CRTC to backtrack on a move to...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Coalition to take Fairy Creek media access issue...

APTN, Ricochet Media, The Narwhal, Capital Daily, Canada's National Observer, The Discourse, IndigiNews, Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE)...

APTN, CAJ among coalition seeking court order to allow media access to Fairy Creek...

A coalition of news organizations and press freedom groups plan to file a court application guaranteeing journalists substantive access to cover the ongoing old-growth...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Eric Rankin, Lis Travers among RTDNA Lifetime Achievement...

RTDNA Canada has announced its regional award winners in the East, Central, Prairie and West Regions. The association has also revealed this year’s Lifetime...

CBSC finds LCN hostage-taking coverage breached Journalistic Ethics Code

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has concluded that French-language all-news channel LCN breached the Radio Television Digital News Association's (RTDNA) Code of Journalistic Ethics...

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