The CRTC is inviting all interested persons to comment on whether there is a need for a three-digit number, such as the 9-8-8 three digit code in the United States, for a national mental health crisis and suicide prevention service. The CRTC is examining the advantages, challenges and costs... Read More
Today, the CRTC set the final rates to access the large companies’ high-speed broadband networks and resolved a long-standing dispute with respect to the existing wholesale model. This will enable the industry to move towards a new wholesale model that will increase competition and investments.... Read More
Halifax, NS (May 13, 2021) - Acadia Broadcasting Limited will officially bring its strong community focus for local radio to Halifax this Friday, following an agreement to acquire Hot Country 103.5 and Jewel 105 from HFX Broadcasting Inc., a subsidiary of Evanov Communications Inc.
The... Read More
On May 5, 2021, all provincial and territorial emergency management organizations will conduct public alerting tests in Canada, except for Ontario, Quebec, Nova-Scotia and Nunavut. As such, test alerts will be distributed on TV, radio and compatible mobile devices connected to a LTE (long-term... Read More
Acadia Broadcasting Limited receives approval to acquire CKHZ-FM and CKHY-FM Halifax
Saint John, NB (April 26, 2021) - Canada's broadcast regulator has approved the purchase agreement between Acadia Broadcasting Limited, (ABL) and HFX Broadcasting Inc., a subsidiary of Evanov... Read More
The CRTC today announced that certain telecommunications providers will be able to access the wireless networks of Canada’s dominant providers to offer Canadians more choice and affordable options.