Canada’s Forum for Research and Policy in Communications today asked the CRTC to terminate the current renewal proceeding for the CBC and launch a much-needed… Read More »Forum asks CRTC to launch public proceeding on future of public broadcasting in Canada
In spring 2019 the CRTC invited CBC to apply to renew its radio and television licences and to discuss the possible regulation of CBC’s online programming services that currently operate without CRTC oversight due to an exemption order. CBC submitted its licence renewal application at the end of the summer, and in fall 2019 answered questions from the CRTC about the application. (You can find the CBC’s application here, by scrolling down to the 2019-379 notice.)
The Forum’s intervention in the CRTC’s proceeding to consider CBC’s applications to renew its conventional radio and television, and discretionary television, programming services was filed… Read More »FRPC intervenes in CBC renewal proceeding
The CRTC last invited comments on and heard the applications by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to renew its radio and television licences in 2012,… Read More »Forum publishes new study on public funding of CBC’s operations from 1937 to 2019
FRPC procedural request to the CRTC with respect to CBC’s application to renew its licences and request for confidentiality is available here.
The CRTC will be hearing major broadcasters’ applications to renew their TV licences this December – some of the Forum’s concerns about this important proceeding… Read More »CRTC to begin most crucial renewal hearings in recent history: FRPC op-ed in 24 Oct/16 Hill Times
The Forum files submission on the renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups
The Forum intervened with respect to the Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225 for the renewal of licences of Bell, Rogers, Corus, Shaw, Quebecor, Group V,… Read More »The Forum files submission on the renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups
The CRTC released the fifth step* in its revision of Canada’s television policy yesterday (2015-96; backgrounder), dealing with the distribution of programming services to cable and… Read More »CRTC releases 5th part of new TV policy
The CRTC released the fourth* part of its new policy framework for Canadian television on March 12, 2015, dealing with Canadian television programming, reducing annual… Read More »CRTC releases 4th part of new TV policy
CRTC 2014 proposals for Canadian television: more choice, more Canadian content, more empowerment and more recourse – or less?
Less than a month remains for people to tell the CRTC what they think of its radical suggestions for the future of Canadian television. How… Read More »CRTC 2014 proposals for Canadian television: more choice, more Canadian content, more empowerment and more recourse – or less?