Articles Tagged ‘Jean-Pierre Blais’

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Judith LaRocque named interim CRTC chair

LaRocque will head up the commission as its looks for a permanent successor for former chair Jean-Pierre Blais.

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Bell Media on turning the legacy ship and shuttering OTA transmitters: CRTC hearings

The media co’s representatives pushed for across-the-board parity in regulations on day two of the CRTC’s English hearing.

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Rogers Media makes its case for OMNI Regional: CRTC hearings

The media co also defended the shomi closure and discussed its approach to content ownership.

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CRTC licence renewal hearings: day one

Greater Cancon spending flexibility was a key theme from Quebecor Media, Groupe V and Bell Media at yesterday’s hearing.

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Blais tells media cos to look ahead, not back

In a speech delivered Wednesday, the chair of the CRTC challenged critics and the industry to embrace the disruptive nature of digital.

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CRTC approves Corus acquisition of Shaw Media

The regulator has said no tangible benefits will be generated from the deal, nor will any new broadcast licences be issued for any of the services.

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Work with CRTC to avoid CASL penalties: Jean-Pierre Blais

The CRTC chairman and CEO told the industry crowd at a CMA breakfast that the anti-spam legislation isn’t going away.

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Jean-Pierre Blais says CRTC is on ‘courageous’ path

The CRTC chairman puts forward his regulatory agenda, dismissing critics in a populist speech delivered at an event in Toronto yesterday.

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BCE pitches new local news fund at CRTC hearing

The hearing on local and community programming kicked off Monday and will run until Feb. 3.

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CRTC, NFB to host pre-Discoverability Summit event

The organizations have teamed up to present the first in a series of pre-Summit events.

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What’s the future of French-language music on radio, CRTC asks

The CRTC’s latest proceedings examine whether there is enough French-language music programming.

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CRTC yanks AVR radio licence

The broadcaster has lost its radio licence for all five Canadian cities in which it operated, opening up a new opportunity for reaching Aboriginal Canadians on the dial.

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CRTC orders a la carte cable, $25 skinny basic

The landmark shift to pure pick and pay and build-your-own cable packages comes as the expected regulatory unbundling of Canadian TV gets underway.

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Working group required for set-top box measurement: CRTC

When the group is required to file answers by, and who wants to be involved, following the regulator’s announcement.

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Let’s Talk TV decisions signal altered specialty landscape

Genre protection is being removed and competition encouraged by the CRTC.