Category Archives: Management

Managing a television station

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays everyone! All of us at The Canadian Public would like to wish everyone plenty of health and prosperity in the new year!

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The Canadian Public is going HD

After months of testing, we’ve come to a single, undeniable conclusion. Standard Definition is an ugly, dying beast. As of today, the channel will concentrate on launching a 720p HD television service. This format will allow us to maintain compatibility … Continue reading

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Channel Progress Report

So where do we stand today in our attempt to launch Canada’s first national public access television channel? Slowly but surely, it’s moving forward! A partnership is in the works, finding the first cable company to carry the channel is … Continue reading

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The Channel is Launched

This day is dedicated to my late father, Jean Caron. Broadcast streams are now available to all qualified cable providers. Please email us with your company information in order to gain access to all of the available streams. The current … Continue reading

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Launch Date Rescheduled

Because of problems and delays in obtaining the computer equipment required for the automated broadcast system, the initial launch date has been rescheduled for November 13, 2009. November 13 is a Friday. No, I’m not superstitious.

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Time to Sell the Channel — Big Time!

From September 20 to September 22, the CCSA will hold its conference and annual general meeting at the White Oak Resort in Niagara-by-the-Lake, Ontario, where representatives from the nation’ independent cable providers will meet and discuss the latest issues regarding … Continue reading

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Coming Close to an Official Launch Date

We’re almost there. The official launch date is now tentatively set for October 13, 2009. So what has happened recently? We’ve managed to gather a set of software components that will allow us to launch a minimum service, including the … Continue reading

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Community Project – Automated Broadcast System

A television broadcast doesn’t just happen out of nowhere. There’s usually a huge team of people working behind the scenes all busy at putting the channel’s programming on the air. However, this channel doesn’t have the resources or personnel required … Continue reading

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Launch Dates Change

Because of delays in finding adequate office space in downtown Montreal, the launch dates need to be pushed a few months ahead. These changes will allow more flexibility in achieving the channel’s goals. In fact, the original target dates were … Continue reading

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