Tag: COVID-19

CBC launches $2M Creative Relief Fund

CBC has launched a Creative Relief Fund that will make $2 million in development and production funding available to Canadian storytellers. The fund is aimed...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC greenlights Bell’s acquisition of...

The CRTC has greenlit Bell’s acquisition of Quebec’s V television stations in Montréal, Québec City, Saguenay, Sherbrooke, and Trois-Rivières, and affiliates in Gatineau, Rivière-du-Loup...

At home radio listening up 29% in March, says Radio Connects

Home listening of AM/FM radio increased 29% between Feb. 24 and Mar. 30, according to an analysis of PPM data by Radio Connects. Reflecting listening...

CJF webcasts to focus on critical role of journalism in COVID-19...

The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is staging a series of webcasts, hosted by Anna Maria Tremonti, that will focus on the critical role of...

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: The Shift with Drex on late...

Radio is enjoying a ratings bump - not just from those looking for the latest news, but those looking for connection. That's where late...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC waives $30M in broadcaster...

The CRTC will waive Part I licence fees for broadcasters for the 2020-21 fiscal year, representing a collective savings of $30 million for more...

Radio & Podcast News – Kelowna’s Soft 103.9 files for bankruptcy

Soft 103.9 (CKOO-FM) Kelowna is expected to go off the air Friday after filing for bankruptcy. The station is believed to be the first...

Glacier Media halts production of Vancouver Courier

Glacier Media has temporarily halted production of the Vancouver Courier and laid off staff, with an internal memo citing revenue losses and poor cash...

Kelowna’s Soft 103.9 first Canadian radio casualty of COVID-19

Soft 103.9 (CKOO-FM) Kelowna is expected to go off the air Friday after filing for bankruptcy. The station is believed to be the first...

$30M in broadcaster licence fees waived amid pandemic ad revenue slump

The CRTC will be waiving Part I licence fees for broadcasters for the 2020-21 fiscal year, representing a collective savings of $30 million for...

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