Posts Tagged ‘CRTC’

CRTC releases 2011 financial results for Canadian commercial radio stations

Tweet The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released statistical and financial information on the 669 commercial radio stations operating in Canada. Revenues for the broadcast year ended August 31, 2011, increased by approximately 4% over the previous year, demonstrating steady growth and continued confidence in an industry whose revenues are now back to pre-recession [...]

Newcap Radio receives CRTC approval for new FM in Fredericton, NB

Tweet Newfoundland Capital Corporation (“NCC” or “Company”) (TSX: NCC.A NCC.B) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Newcap Inc., has received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) to operate a new FM radio licence in Fredericton, New Brunswick (CRTC Decision No. 2012-286). Rob Steele, President and Chief Executive Officer of NCC said “We [...]

CBC/Radio-Canada urges the CRTC to preserve and strengthen the Local Programming Improvement Fund

Tweet CBC/Radio-Canada appeared before the CRTC today to make the case for the preservation and strengthening of the Local Programming Improvement Fund (LPIF). At stake is the quality of local television programming, diversity of voices, and service to minority language communities. “The LPIF has been a tremendous success that has helped to stabilise local television [...]

CBC/Radio-Canada outlines extent of budgetary challenge and its plan to address it

Tweet As announced in the 2012 federal budget, through its Deficit Reduction Action Plan (DRAP), the government has chosen to reduce CBC/Radio-Canada’s appropriation by $115 million over three years. CBC/Radio-Canada today outlined the plan it will implement to account for this decrease. Meeting the challenge head-on: – Increasing revenues – Accelerating the shutdown of analogue [...]