Sun News Mandatory Carriage

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,...