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CRTC commissioner says the Web’s not hurting traditional media

he CRTC has no plans to regulate the Internet anytime soon. Raj Shoan, Ontario commissioner for the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission, spoke to students and faculty at Centennial College’s East York campus, on Wednesday. He offered general comments about the future of the commission and the Canadian media marketplace. Then he answered questions from about 100 audience members. He was asked if the CRTC planned to regulate Internet content. “I don’t see the commission really getting into regulating online content in any meaningful way,” he said.

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CRTC eyes new wireless code of conduct

One hears it from cellphone users all the time: ‘My termination fee is too high! They changed my contract and double billed me.’ On Tuesday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission will address comments such…

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Indie music charts course on Toronto airwaves

Barrie, Ont. Rock 95 has won the open 88.1 FM slot which was vacated last year after Ryerson University-based station, CKLN-FM had its CRTC license revoked, following repeat violations. Rock 95 owner, Doug Bingley, believes Toronto’s multicultural personality and the diversity of indie music genres will connect with music fans across the GTA and he has plans to open Indie 88.1FM in 2013.