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
In January 2020 the Forum submitted interventions in the licence renewal applications submitted by Rogers and by Corus with respect to 34 private radio stations.… Read More »Forum intervenes in January 2020 Part 1 proceeding on private radio licence renewals
FRPC procedural request to the CRTC with respect to CBC’s application to renew its licences and request for confidentiality is available here.
The Forum files comments on the notice of hearing for applications for new Native Type B or ethnic commercial specialty radio stations, BNoC 2017-1
On February 7, 2017 the Forum put forward comments on the Commission’s Notice of hearing, BNoC 2017-1.
Data, data, everywhere – but do the CRTC’s Communications Monitoring Reports give Parliament the information it needs to evaluate the implementation of the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts?
The CRTC has published a wealth of information about the broadcasting and telecommunications systems in annual reports issued since 2000. You can find these reports… Read More »Data, data, everywhere – but do the CRTC’s Communications Monitoring Reports give Parliament the information it needs to evaluate the implementation of the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts?
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