Sun News Mandatory Carriage

Sun News Host: Government Regulation Killed Network

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The first journalist hired by Sun News Network says its demise had more to do with regulatory hurdles and shrinking resources than with the s...

Sun News Owner Could Be Big Winner As Verizon Bows Out

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

Quebecor just lost a regulatory battle over “mandatory carriage” for its Sun News Network, but the regulations on an upcoming wireless spectrum au...

REJECTED

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Business

The future of Canada's most controversial news network was thrown into doubt Thursday when the CRTC rejected the network's application to be a mandato...

Moment Of Truth Approaches

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Sun News Network will find out Thursday whether it will get its coveted guaranteed spot on the television dial.The Quebecor-owned network is ...

Sun News Hires Ex-CRTC Commissioner

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada Business

Sun News has hired a former CRTC commissioner to head up its western Canadian operations as the network seeks a licence from the regulator to become a...

Sun News Denies Duffy Link

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada Business

Sun News is denying a report that scandal-plagued Senator Mike Duffy inappropriately pressured the CRTC into approving its bid to be a mandatory part ...

Sun News Network Shows Its Hypocrisy

Werner Patels | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada
Werner Patels

Anything that has a market should be allowed to remain in business. But that's the problem: Sun News doesn't have a market even though, contrary to the misinformation peddled by the broadcaster, it is literally available to any Canadian who's willing to subscribe to a cable or satellite service that carries the channel

Sun News Asking for a Government Handout Is Ironic, Dontcha Think?

Rachel Décoste | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

Today, the Sun News Network (SNN) made its final pitch to the federal telecommunications regulator. There is something quite ironic about a network that regularly manipulates information to deliver an agenda that is anti-big government, anti-handouts, anti-regulation, anti-bailout, anti-immigrant, vulture-capitalist -- now begging for a socialist solution to their shortfall.

Sun News Fears 'Death Sentence'

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Sun News Network made its final pitch to the federal telecommunications regulator on Thursday, saying anything short of a guaranteed spot on ...

Cable Companies: Time To End Guaranteed Spots On Cable

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Some of the country's largest cable and satellite TV providers urged the federal telecommunications regulator on Monday to reject a number of...

Sun News' 'Older Canadians' Are U.S. Actors: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Business

Sun News has been working tirelessly to convince the CRTC it should be made a mandatory part of basic cable, and one of the channel’s principle argu...

Crunch Time For Sun News

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada Business

As Canada’s telecom regulator begins hearings this week into Sun News’ application to be a mandatory part of Canadians’ basic cable and satellit...

OK, We Just Want 5 Years On Basic Cable..

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Business

Maybe Sun News is seeing the writing on the wall for its application to be a mandatory part of Canadians’ basic cable, because it appears the networ...

Petition Urges Rejection Of Sun News From Basic Cable

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Business

More than 25,000 Canadians have urged the CRTC to reject Sun News’ application to be a mandatory part of basic cable, according to activist group Av...

Sun News Asks Anti-Abortion Groups For Help

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Politics

Sun News TV host Brian Lilley has asked anti-abortion supporters across Canada to support the channel's CRTC application for mandatory carriage. "S...

They Want You To Pay For This

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Quebecor says its television network Sun News suffered a projected $17-million loss in 2012 and will continue to record unacceptable losses u...

Should Sun News Be Mandatory On Cable?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Business

Canadians will have to pay for the Sun News Network whether they want to watch it or not, if the channel’s parent company gets its way. Quebecor,...