Last year, Canadian broadcasters launched a major public campaign to “Save Local TV”, which was their effort to rally support for new fees for retransmission of local television signals. The Federal Court of Appeal ruled this week that the CRTC has the legal power to authorize networks to negotiate to […]
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Statistics Canada is out with data on radio listening habits in Canada. For anyone who has walked around a university campus seeing most students either chatting on cellphones or listening to music on their iPods, the results are not a surprise – people under the age of 25 don't listen […]
The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the Copyright Board's radio decision that boosted radio royalties by roughly thirty percent. The decision is a big win for the Canadian Association of Broadcasters. The collectives may seek leave to appeal to the Supreme Court. If they fail, the issue heads back […]
Statistics Canada reports that the Canadian private sector radio industry enjoyed its highest profits in recent history with the largest annual increase in revenue in 17 years.
Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda has announced that the government is commissioning a major study on the future of television and radio regulation. Oda claims that "other nations began to build the policy framework for the new digital world decades ago. Unfortunately Canada did not." It would be interesting to […]