COVID has accelerated media ‘crisis’: report

Canadian traditional media sources are in “crisis” as COVID-19 has exacerbated existing downward trends in advertising revenues, with shortfalls for local private broadcasters in the next two years reaching as much as $1.06 billion, according to a report released by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB). 

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CNOC argues Cabinet’s wholesale decision has no bearing on court appeal

BCE Inc.‘s submission to the Federal Court of Appeal — in which it argued the federal Cabinet’s decision that the wholesale internet rates set by the CRTC were low enough to stifle network investment “validated” the company’s concerns — is “inappropriate” and should be dismissed, according to the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC). 

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