• New Policies for Canadian Television
  • November 19, 2008 | Authors: Charles M. Dalfen; Paul Cowling
  • Law Firm: Torys LLP - Toronto Office
  • On October 30, 2008, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced new policies "to prepare the Canadian broadcasting industry for the transition to a fully digital environment." The new policies affect all players in Canadian television - conventional over-the-air broadcasters; cable, satellite and telco broadcast distribution undertakings (BDUs); and pay and specialty television services.