CRTC Releases Study Of OTA Local News
Posted by Nordicity in Ottawa on Jan 26, 2009

broadcastermagazine.com, Jan 2009

In the context of the 1999 Policy Framework for Canadian Television, the Commission released OTA broadcasters from regulatory obligations to produce a specific number of hours of local news based on the assumption that there would be a strong, sustained business model for conventional OTA broadcasters to produce local news (...) The CRTC engaged Nordicity Group Limited to study economic and audience trends of over-the-air private broadcasters' local news programming. 

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