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Natalie Théberge appointed vice-chair at CRTC

Internet and Governance | 02/22/2024 1:27 pm EST

CRTC vice-chair Natalie ThébergeThe government has named Natalie Théberge as vice-chair at the CRTC, it was announced Thursday. Her five-year appointment begins on April 3. Théberge is currently CEO of the Copyright Board of Canada, having been appointed to that role in 2018. Before that, she held...

CRTC’s vice-chair of broadcasting steps down

Internet and Governance | 01/08/2024 4:30 pm EST

The CRTC’s interim vice-chair of broadcasting and commissioner for Quebec, Alicia Barin, stepped down from her position last week. In a statement provided to The Wire Report, Barin said she is taking a break from her professional career to focus on family.  “My...

CRTC to hold online hearing

Media | 06/12/2020 4:46 pm EDT

The CRTC is switching to an online format for a radio broadcast licence hearing originally scheduled to be held in Gatineau, Que. last month. The virtual hearing will now take place on June 16 and look at five radio stations that “appear to be in serious non-compliance with their regulatory requirements, certain conditions of licence or mandatory orders issued by the Commission,” the CRTC said in a press release....

Alicia Barin appointed new CRTC commish for Quebec

Media | 06/17/2019 5:44 pm EDT

A former Astral executive is Quebec’s new representative to the CRTC, with the federal government appointing Alicia Barin to the commission for a five-year term. Barin will join the CRTC in August. She is a former executive...