Tag: Canadian Association of Broadcasters

Digital tax announced, Part II fees waived in federal fall economic...

Starting July 1, foreign-based digital services like Netflix and Spotify will be forced to charge GST/HST, while a corporate level tax on digital companies...

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: CAB President Kevin Desjardins

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) has appointed its first president since 2009 when the organization representing the interests of Canada's private radio and...

Kevin Desjardins named first CAB president since 2009

Kevin Desjardins has been named as the new president of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), effective today. Dejardins previously worked with the CAB from...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Pelmorex lays off 14 staff

Pelmorex has confirmed it’s laid off 14 staff across the organization. The parent company of The Weather Network and MétéoMédia says changes to the...

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

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...

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...

Dozens of stations could go dark in wake of $1.06B revenue...

As many as 50 private radio stations could go dark over the next four to six months and another 100 to 150 in the...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Liberal government sides with big...

Innovation, Science and Industry has sided with the incumbent telecom operators in their fight to overturn the CRTC’s Aug. 2019 ruling lowering the wholesale...

Former CAB president Michael McCabe passes away at age 82

Submitted by Howard Christensen, Publisher Emeritus, Broadcast Dialogue Michael McCabe, a powerful voice for the industry during his tenure as president and CEO of Canadian...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Guilbeault wants broadcast reform bill...

Canadian Heritage Min. Steven Guilbeault says he’s aiming to have a broadcast reform bill tabled in the House of Commons by June. Speaking at...

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