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CRTC Releases 2015 Financial Results for Television Stations

Broadcaster - ‎7 hours ago‎
To meet the objectives of the Broadcasting Act, the CRTC requires most television broadcasters to spend a minimum percentage of their revenues on content made by Canadians.
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Former CRTC head praises Ottawa for rethinking CanCon

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The former head of the CRTC is applauding Ottawa's decision to review the rules governing cultural industries in the country, pointing out that imposing regulations on the broadcast industry is increasingly difficult and ineffective.

CRTC Approves TerraTerra's Addition of Canal Q

Broadcaster - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The CRTC has approved an application from TerraTerra Communications Inc., acting as Canadian sponsor, to add Canal Q to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution.
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CRTC Releases 2015 Radio Financials Report

FYI Music News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Canada's broadcast regulator says overall revenue at Canada's 704 commercial stations declined slightly last year with revenues dipping slightly for the 2015 broadcast year, according to the CRTC's statistical and financial results for this sector ...
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Conventional networks' revenues drop 2.6% in 2015: CRTC

Cartt.ca (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
OTTAWA–GATINEAU - Despite a decrease in expenses, Canadian conventional television stations saw profits continue their downward slide in 2015, according to the CRTC's latest statistical and financial report for this sector released Wednesday. According ...

CRTC chair calls out telecom industry for lack of women at hearing

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Jean-Pierre Blais, chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), made the remarks on Wednesday to a panel of three men representing the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance at the commission's three-week public ...

CRTC Chair Jean-Pierre Blais At Internet Hearings: Where Are The Women?

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Blais, the chairman of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), crunched some numbers on how much of a voice women have had in CRTC hearings, which help determine regulations for TV, internet and phone services ...

Internet providers urge CRTC against subsidies to extend high-speed service

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
BCE argues that the CRTC should prepare a report first to help guide the government in its spending decisions, but Mr. Daniels added, “If the commission does choose to act now, it could do so by redirecting existing voice contribution funds to ...

Nearly every Canadian will soon have high-speed Internet, so why is the CRTC meddling?

Financial Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Should broadband Internet be regulated and subsidized as an essential service? CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais made his own opinion on that fairly clear during the Basic Service Objective hearing that wrapped up last week.

CRTC and NFB to Co-host Youth Edition of Discoverability Summit

Broadcaster - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC and Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the NFB, are pleased to welcome the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, as a guest of honour to this event ...
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Commercial radio revenue stable at $1.6B: CRTC

The New Hamburg Independent - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
OTTAWA - Canada's broadcast regulator says overall revenue at Canada's 704 commercial stations declined slightly last year amid relative stability in advertising sales.
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CRTC Finds Kentville Market Cannot Sustain Additional Radio Stations

Broadcaster - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The CRTC has released its findings that the Kentville, Nova Scotia radio market cannot sustain any additional commercial radio stations at this time.

CRTC considers new radio station for Quebec City

Cartt.ca (subscription) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
OTTAWA - Quebec City may soon have a new radio station after the CRTC issued a call for comments on market capacity and on the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve the area.

CRTC To Be Open By October

KONP.COM 1450 - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Port Angeles - The Board of Directors for the Carbon Recycling Training Center (CRTC) was busy Monday as they provided a status briefing for Port and County Commissioners.

CRTC, NFB to stage youth edition of Discoverability Summit

Cartt.ca (subscription) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
TORONTO - Just ahead of its Discoverability Summit next month, the CRTC and NFB announced plans to co-host a youth edition on Monday at the CBC Atrium in Toronto.

CRTC culinary is taking its meal to nationals

The Concord Insider - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
And to be honest, a menu like that may take us all evening to prepare, the CRTC culinary team, made up of Anthony Costello (Pembroke), Chase Haines (Concord), Megan Fraser (Hillsboro-Deering), Katherine Killam (Hopkinton) and alternate Brandon Diaz ...
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Achievable roadmap to ensure affordable Internet for all Canadians presented to CRTC on final day of crucial hearings

Wire Service Canada (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
WireService.ca Media Release (04/28/2016) - Every Canadian, regardless of where they live or their income level, should have a basic, affordable option for broadband Internet.
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Le CRTC publie les résultats financiers 2015 concernant les stations de télévision traditionnelles canadiennes

CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse) - ‎7 hours ago‎
OTTAWA et GATINEAU, QC, le 4 mai 2016 /CNW/ - Aujourd'hui, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC) a publié des données statistiques et financières sur les stations de télévision traditionnelles canadiennes pour ...

The super-cheap Canadian cellphone deals only Americans can buy

CBC.ca - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The case is now before the CRTC. Both Bell and Telus have made submissions, siding with Rogers. Sugar Mobile CEO Samer Bishay says the dispute is already hurting business; the company has halted its marketing plans while it waits for word on its fate.

Yukon's internet speeds slowest in Canada? Northwestel says not so fast

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
In an email to CBC, a Northwestel spokesperson said it is taking part in a cable internet test with the CRTC that will show "real data as to the speeds our network is delivering.
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