Reports this morning indicate that the federal government is planning to overturn the CRTC' s satellite radio decision. Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla, with the frankness that has made her a cabinet liability, is quoted in the Globe as saying that "our mind is pretty much made up, but right […]
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Among the winners and losers of yesterday’s CRTC pay radio decision, there is little doubt that Canadian artists emerged as the big winners. How big? Between the Siruis and XM bids, they’re in line to receive $40 million in funding for various artists programs in Canada over the next seven […]
The CRTC released its satellite radio decision earlier today. I'll have more to say about it in next week's column, but the short story is that the Commission has granted licenses to all three proposals but with stronger Canadian content requirements than the two satellite providers had initially offered.
This is shaping up to be a big week for Canadian content issues. On Thursday the CRTC will issue its satellite radio decision which is likely to feature discussion on how Canadian content requirements can or will be ported from traditional radio to satellite radio. Meanwhile, the Canadian Press is […]