Broadcaster Magazine


Bloomberg TV Canada Launches on Videotron

March 2, 2022 Bloomberg TV Canada announced the launch of its service on Videotron, the largest digital TV provider in Quebec. The channel has been carried by most major cable and satellite systems in Canada since its launch in November. Its availability on Videotron…

CityNews Anchor Signs Off

March 1, 2022 A well-known face to Torontonians everywhere,  Gord Martineau signed off as anchor of the six o’clock news for the last time and left the newsroom he has personified for nearly four decades. A leading figure in Canadian news broadcasting and…

The Weather Network Delivers Spring Forecast

March 1, 2022 Many Canadians are wondering if a relatively mild winter translates to an early start to spring. The Weather Network’s meteorologists have the answers with the release of their Spring Forecast for the months of March, April and May. Overall, Canadians…

NEWSTALK 580 CFRA Welcomes New Personalities

February 18, 2022 NEWSTALK 580 CFRA announced today that former KFI-AM 640 Los Angeles and AM640 Toronto veteran radio personality Bill Carroll is the new host of its all-new morning program The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll, premiering Monday, March 7. In addition,…

TVO Announces Alternate Host to The Agenda

February 16, 2022 TVO welcomes Nam Kiwanuka to its flagship current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Nam will be the alternate host for Steve Paikin and will be the host of The Agenda in the Summer. “We’re thrilled to have a…

Global News is Presenting Partner of Toronto Black Film Festival

February 10, 2022 Shaw Media is pleased to announce Global News will be the presenting sponsor of the Toronto Black Film Festival  for the fourth year in a row. The fourth annual TBFF begins today and will run from February 10th – 14th…

BNN Appoints New Anchor/Reporter

February 5, 2022 Wendy Freeman, President, CTV News announced today that Jon Erlichman, formerly of Bloomberg Television, ABC News, and Headline News is set to join Business News Network (BNN). Erlichman assumes his duties as Anchor and Reporter  effective this March. The Toronto-born…

No Conflict of Interest in Reporting on Related Companies Says CBSC

February 4, 2022 The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council  today released its decision concerning two separate broadcasts in which television stations reported on activities of other divisions owned by the same parent company. The CBSC concluded that broadcasters are allowed to cover stories involving…

NEWS 1130, Vancouver, Celebrates 20th Anniversary

February 1, 2022 After joining the airwaves in February 1996 as Vancouver’s first 24-hour news station, NEWS 1130 continues to be the Lower Mainland’s go-to source for breaking news, traffic, weather, and sports. Beginning Friday, Feb. 5, the station will kick off a…

CBC Announces Pilot Project to Make Public Radio Available to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

February 1, 2022 CBC is pleased to share details of its pilot project to make Canadian public radio available to an estimated 1-3 million* Canadians who are otherwise unable to listen. With the help of a grant from the Broadcasting Accessibility Fund, CBC…