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CBC/Radio-Canada puts branded content initiative on hold

CBC/Radio-Canada has confirmed it's putting its expanded branded content initiative on hold pending further review. CBC/Radio-Canada Media Solutions, the public broadcaster's multi-platform sales and advertising...

John Daly, Candis Callison to receive Jack Webster Foundation Awards

Veteran investigative reporter John Daly and Indigenous author, journalist and professor Candis Callison are set to be recognized by the Jack Webster Foundation, which...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC approves wholesale rate stay request from big...

The CRTC has approved a stay request from incumbent telecoms asking the regulator not to enforce its Aug. 2019 decision lowering wholesale high-speed access...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Throne speech pledges to ‘address corporate tax avoidance...

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) says it remains optimistic revisions to the Broadcasting Act will be introduced during the upcoming session of parliament, following Wednesday’s...

Throne speech includes pledge to ‘address corporate tax avoidance by digital giants’

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) says it remains optimistic revisions to the Broadcasting Act will be introduced during the upcoming session of parliament,...

CBC union questions public broadcaster’s expansion into branded content

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), the union representing CBC employees, is questioning the public broadcaster's move to expand into branded content, including producing promotional...

Film & TV organizations call for throne speech commitments

Canadian film and television organizations are calling on the Liberal government to make good on promises to modernize the broadcasting and telecom sectors in...
CRTC

CRTC calls for comments on CAB regulatory relief application

The CRTC has issued a call for comments on the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' (CAB) application requesting regulatory relief for Canadian broadcasters amidst the...

CBC/Radio-Canada Media Solutions launches dedicated branded content service

CBC & Radio-Canada Media Solutions has launched a new offering dedicated to creating branded content, including promotional podcasts, under the name CBC/Radio-Canada Tandem. The public...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Federal Court rejects big telco appeal of CRTC...

The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) has rejected appeals filed by Canada's incumbent telecom companies seeking to overturn a key CRTC decision determining the...

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