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Intervention deadline extended for commercial radio review

Media | 01/11/2021 5:37 pm EST

The CRTC has extended its deadline for interventions to its commercial radio policy framework review following a procedural request from various associations representing the music sector. Interventions, which were initially due on Feb. 1 are now due on Mar. 29, the CRTC announced Monday, with replies due on April 28. In announcing its intention to review the framework last January, the regulator said the review would include media consolidation rules, quotas of Canadian content and limits on the amount of top 40 songs that can be played in Ottawa and Montreal. BCE Inc.’s senior...

Bell Media to buy four FM radio stations

Media | 08/09/2017 6:07 pm EDT

BCE Inc.’s media division said Wednesday it will buy four FM radio stations in Ontario from Larche Communications Inc., bolstering the company’s iHeartRadio offering. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, will include 104.1 The Dock in Midland, 92.3...