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Only foreign streamers should be paying contribution, CRTC told

Internet and Governance | 11/29/2023 10:48 am EST

Major broadcasters think that there should be a flexible contribution regime for Canadian programming – just so long as they don’t have to pay into it. The CRTC is continuing its hearings into the ramifications of the Online Streaming Act. Tuesday’s session began...

Streamers tell CRTC to “take pause” before regulating CanCon contributions 

Internet and Governance | 07/18/2023 3:04 pm EDT

Streaming platforms are saying it is too early to be discussing contribution requirements at this stage of the new regulatory framework’s development given that the CRTC is...

Federal Court orders ban on ‘Mr. Blamo’ Kodi add-on software

Media | 10/03/2018 6:04 pm EDT

Nearly a dozen content producers have obtained a court order banning set-top box software developed by an individual in Canada that allows users to watch their content for free, according to court...

Netflix cuts ties with major movie group, focuses on exclusive content

Media | 08/31/2015 7:54 pm EDT

Netflix Inc. will not renew its licencing agreement with Epix — a joint venture by Paramount Pictures Corp., Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. — because it...