Broadcaster Magazine


Initial News Coverage Violated Codes, but Quick Correction of Error Respected Code

April 8, 2022 The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council today released its decision concerning news reports broadcast on CTV Kitchener (CKCO-DT) about a female teacher who had been accused of inappropriate sexual comments towards a 16-year-old male student. The CBSC found that one report…

Cue Digital Media Announces Senior Management Appointments

March 30, 2022 Cue Digital Media, recently named Canada’s fastest growing media company by Profit 500, announced today that the company has expanded its team with a new partner – naming digital media expert Christopher Law as its new President. Other senior appointments…

Cogeco Connexion Launches TV Offering Targeting Business Customers

March 30, 2022 Following the recent announcement of new TV bundles for consumers, Cogeco Connexion is proud to launch a TV offering specifically designed for small and medium-sized businesses and larger enterprises in Ontario and Québec. Cogeco Connexion unveils today a wide variety…

CTV Calgary Nominated for 2022 RTDNA Awards

March 29, 2022  CTV Calgary has been nominated for four RTDNA Awards in the Prairie Region.  The RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best journalists, programs, stations and organizations in radio, television and digital newsgathering. “At a time of unprecedented challenges to our industry,…

CRTC Reminds Manitoba Broadcasters of Guidelines for Provincial Election

March 18, 2022 A provincial election was announced in Manitoba and will occur on 19 April 2022. The CRTC  reminds licensees that the “black-out” period for partisan political programs, including election campaign advertising, was removed from the Broadcasting Act in 1991. However, licensees should note…

CTV Announces Appointment of Ottawa Bureau Chief

March 11, 2022 Wendy Freeman, President, CTV News, announced today that Joyce Napier joins CTV News as Ottawa Bureau Chief. Formerly of Société Radio-Canada, The Canadian Press, La Presse, The Globe and Mail in Montréal, and Le Devoir – for which she filed…


March 11, 2022 Veteran CTV Barrie weatherman Bob McIntyre has passed away. McIntyre was 73 and had been in broadcasting for over 50 years. He joined CKVR-Television, Barrie, in 1972. McIntyre was born in Brockville, Ontario and started his broadcasting career, as a…

CBC Wins 15 Awards at Canadian Screen Awards

March 9, 2022 CBC took home 15 awards last night at the opening gala for The Academy of Canadian Film & Television’s Canadian Screen Awards. The evening focused on television and digital media in categories including documentary, reality, lifestyle, news, sports and digital…

NEWSTALK 1010’s Legendary News Anchor to Retire

March 4, 2022 NEWSTALK 1010, Toronto, announced today that veteran news anchor Dave Agar will deliver his final morning program broadcast on Thursday, March 31. A familiar voice and personality to radio listeners across the Greater Toronto Area, Agar has been providing newscasts, commentary,…

Corus Radio Delivers New HD Traffic Service in Canada

March 2, 2022 Corus Radio is now delivering HERE Radio HD Traffic, the first in-vehicle, real time HD Radio traffic service in Canada. Currently operating solely through Corus HD Radio stations, the service, developed by HERE, a leader in mapping and location technology,…