Monthly Archives: March 2011

CRTC “Denies” CBC’s plans for CBAT in Saint John, NB

Dear Minister Moore, The CRTC announced yesterday that CBC has to go back to the digital transmission drawing board with respect to its television transmitter plans for CBAT-TV in Saint John, NB. The Commission denied CBC’s plan to erect its … Continue reading

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Free CRT TVs of the Month

Dear Minister Moore, Seeing that I didn’t feature any junked TVs in February, I’ve actually got two from Toronto for you this month. The first one won’t do anyone much good. It appears to be a good sized broadcast quality … Continue reading

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CRTC update regarding over-the-air television service in Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Iqaluit

Dear Minister Moore, The CRTC issued a pair of new decisions today regarding Canada’s digital television transition. The only big change is that Whitehorse, Yukon, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and Iqaluit, Nunavut are no longer listed as markets where a transition … Continue reading

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Analog shut-off: U.S. moving to mobile TV while Canadians still talking transition (cartt.ca)

Dear Minister Moore, Greg O’Brien at cartt.ca has kindly granted me permission to re-post the SMPTE Toronto ATSC report that I wrote for the web-based news platform this week. Enjoy! Best, Steven ——— Analog shut-off: U.S. moving to mobile TV … Continue reading

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Toronto SMPTE Meeting, 7pm, March 8 2011, Ryerson University

Hi Minister Moore, If you’re in the GTA tomorrow night at 7pm, come to the SMPTE meeting at Ryerson University. The focus is on Canada’s DTV (ATSC) transition. TVO will be presenting regarding its DTV progress. It’s open to the … Continue reading

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CBC not asking for funding to fill holes in controversial digital transition plan (The Wire Report)

Dear Minister Moore, The good folks at the Hill Times have granted me permission to repost the Wire Report article by Karen Fournier regarding CBC’s DTV plans in New Brunswick. Features interviews with Steven Guiton, myself, Karen Wirsig, Ian Morrison, … Continue reading

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Canadian Heritage shows some info love for the Digital Television Transition

Dear Minister Moore, Writing to thank you and your DTV team for updating the Canadian Heritage DTV transition platform. Much better. I like the map too. Looks a lot like the Environment Canada map. Since you have come out with … Continue reading

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