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Take a look at some or our recent news and updates about what we are doing to advocate on behalf of Canada’s private broadcasters

Majority of Canadians Believe Web Giants Should Support Canadian Journalism: Nanos Poll

Four in five Canadians support having the Government of Canada encourage Google and Facebook to negotiate with Canadian news organizations for fair payment reflecting the value of their news content, ...

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Bill C-18 – Recognizing the Value of Broadcasters’ News Content

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) welcomes Bill C-18, the Online News Act, as an important step towards recognizing ...

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Honouring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

This National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which coincides with Orange Shirt Day on September 30, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is ...

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Broadcasters on the East Coast Stay On Air During Storm

Thank you to our members on the east coast who have been working hard to stay on air and keep people informed during post-tropical storm Fiona. As this was one of the strongest storms the east coast h...

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CAB Statement on Referral of CBC Licence Decision Back to the CRTC

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is disappointed with how the Governor in Council chose to refer the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio-Canada’s licence renewal back to ...

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Bill C-11 in the Senate

Time to modernize the Canadian broadcasting system

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CAB Petition to Cabinet Concerning CBC-SRC Licence Renewal

On August 4, 2022, the CAB submitted a petition to the Governor in Council requesting that the federal cabinet set aside and revisit certain aspects of the CRTC’s Broadcasting Decision 2022-165 conc...

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Bill C-18: The Online News Act

Bill C-18: The Online News Act was introduced by the Hon. Pablo Rodriguez, Mi...

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PSA Campaign in Support of Ukraine by Bell Media for the Canadian Red Cross

Duff Roman contacted the CAB to help share a PSA campaign in support the Canadian Red Cross and their ongoing efforts in Ukraine. The PSA was developed through Bell Media and calls on Canadians for th...

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Women in Canadian Broadcasting

This International Women’s Day CAB celebrates the many women who contribute to the Canadian broadcast sector.

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Op-Ed: “The future of broadcasting in Canada is at stake”

Op-Ed by CAB President Kevin Desjardins as published in the Toronto Star

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Statement on the tabling of Bill C-11, An Act to Amend the Broadcasting Act

Statement by Kevin Desjardins, President, Canadian Association of Broadcasters.

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Duff Roman Appointed to the Order of Canada

The CAB congratulates broadcasting mogul, Duff Roman, on this well-deserved distinction.

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Parliament Returns – Broadcasting Act Reform, News Remuneration

A look at upcoming movement for the broadcasting sector in Parliament and the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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Remembering Ian Greenberg

Canadian Broadcaster, a founder of Astral Media Inc., and CAB Hall of Fame Inductee, Ian Greenberg, sadly passed away on January 10, 2022.

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