Canadian Association of Broadcasters

  1. Gary Slaight of Slaight Communications To Be Honored At 2012 Juno Awards

    December 01, 2011 12:59 PM EST Gary Slaight, whose family built a radio empire in Canada and has donated millions to various music, youth and arts initiatives, will be honoured with the 2012 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Scie ...

  2. Canadian Radio Stations, Fans Blast Ban of Dire Straits' 'Money for Nothing'

    January 14, 2011 12:00 AM EST News of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council's decision to ban Dire Straits' 1985 classic "Money for Nothing" has become headline news and water-cooler conversation in Canada. All these years after the song's release, ...

  3. Dire Straits Song Banned in Canada 25 Years After Release

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST After decades of radio airplay in Canada without major incident, Dire Straits' 1985 classic "Money for Nothing" must be edited in order to receive further play, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has decided, according ...

  4. CAB President O'Farrell To Step Down

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Glenn O'Farrell, the longtime president of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, has announced he will be stepping down after six years. O'Farrell, who joined the CAB in 2002 after leaving an executive post at the Global Television N ...

  5. Royalty Discussions To The Fore At CMW

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The value of music and the rate radio in Canada should pay for it have been among the hot topics at Canadian Music Week in Toronto. "It is allegedly 2008 and we're still discussing whether radio gathers value from music," says David ...

  6. Broadcasters Oppose 'Abusive' Royalty Structure

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) today called for a resolution to oppose a new royalty structure proposed by Canada's record labels. The resolution, adopted at the organization's annual meeting in Ottawa, states that, " ...

  7. McLachlan, Lavoie To Be Honored

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CAB Gold Ribbon Awards set for Nov. 7. Canadian singer/songwriters Sarah McLachlan and Daniel Lavoie will be inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Broadcast Hall of Fame in the music star category at the 2006 CAB Convention. ...

  8. CAB Requests A Review Of Copyright Board

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Broadcasters fight against tariff boost. In a filing to the Federal Court of Canada in Toronto yesterday (Nov. 14), the Canadian Association of Broadcasters requested a judicial review of Copyright Board of Canada's Oct. 14 decision on commer ...

  9. Royalty Fees Rise For Canadian Radio Stations

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Broadcasters call decision "unreasonable." Canadian broadcasters have slammed a decision on Friday (Oct. 14) by the Copyright Board of Canada--a federal government regulatory tribunal--that significantly boosts royalty fees that Canadian ...

  10. Former Guess Who Members To Receive Honor

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Assn. Inducts Them To Hall Of Fame. Former Guess Who members, guitarist Randy Bachman and singer Burton Cummings, will be recognized by Canada's private broadcasters at this years' Canadian Association of Broadcasters Annual Con ...