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CRTC Report Tracks Audience Shifts In Broadcast Media

Revenues for Canada’s broadcasters fell to $17.3B, a 3.3 percent decline over 2016, according to data released by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission based on corporate

CRTC Report Tracks Audience Shifts In Broadcast Media

By David Farrell

Revenues for Canada’s broadcasters fell to $17.3B, a 3.3 percent decline over 2016, according to data released by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission based on corporate filings for the year ended Aug. 31, 2017.


Commercial radio stations posted a 1.9 percent decline in revenue to $1.52B in the 12-month period; however, many stations programming in languages other than English and French saw revenue rise more than 5 percent. The regulator notes in its findings that the overall margin for commercial radio has remained stable with a PBIT between 18.5% and 18.9% in each of the last four years.

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Music

Fresh Sounds Canada: Charlotte Day Wilson, Ikky & More

This week's must-hear Canadian songs of the week also includes Quebec rapper Rymz, Montreal R&B singer Néhémie and Maritime singer-songwriter David Myles.

In Fresh Sounds Canada, Billboard Canada puts you on to the must-hear songs of the week by artists on the rise and those about to break. Here's what's out this week.

Charlotte Day Wilson, “I Don’t Love You”

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