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Budget finds money for CBC, public interest broadcasters

Media | 04/16/2024 11:05 pm EDT

A group of public interest broadcasters is getting more money from the federal treasury, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced in the 2024 budget on Tuesday.  CBC/Radio-Canada is receiving an extra $42 million above the more than one billion dollars it was...

Broadcasters oppose AMI’s proposed mandatory carriage rate increase

Media | 04/10/2024 6:49 pm EDT

Major broadcasters are opposed to Accessible Media Inc.’s (AMI) request to temporarily raise the mandatory carriage rates of its AMI-tv and AMI-télé channels, citing...

Accessible Media seeks to increase rates for mandatory carriage

Media | 03/05/2024 5:49 pm EST

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) submitted an application to the CRTC for an...

Change financial threshold for Online Streaming Act exemptions, CRTC told

Internet and Governance | 06/15/2023 6:05 pm EDT

The proposed financial threshold for exemption for online streaming...

CRTC consulting on mandatory carriage renewals

Media | 10/17/2017 3:00 pm EDT

The CRTC will consider mandatory distribution licence renewals for nine television channels when it holds a hearing next year, the regulator said in a Tuesday release. The commission said it will consider the renewal for the...

CRTC OKs station’s ‘innovative’ plan for accessible programming

Media | 06/23/2016 8:58 pm EDT

The CRTC has approved a proposal by an independent over-the-air (OTA) station that would see it source programming from Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) to fulfill its described-video obligations. CHEK TV in Victoria, B.C. told the commission that “while it had been able to meet its described video obligation in the 2014-2015 broadcast year, it was falling slightly below for the 2015-2016 broadcast year and would thus need to acquire content to fulfill its...