Grant Buchanan
Partner

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr
Toronto, ON M5K 1E6
Phone: (416) 601-8372
Fax: (416) 868-0673
E-mail: gbuck@mccarthy.ca
 
 
 

Counsel in the firm’s Toronto office. Practice focuses on broadcast and telecom regulation, policy and business transactions, and Copyright Board work. Advises for-profit and not-for-profit companies (Canadian and non-Canadian), unions, charities, regulators and financial institutions in the communications sector. President of Canadian Broadcasters Rights Agency since 1991. Advises parties appearing before the CRTC and the Copyright Board of Canada. Former Vice President, Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, at WIC Western International Communications Inc. Previously in-house counsel at the Bank of Nova Scotia. Broad understanding of the communications industry, related corporate documentation, and the framework for broadcast and telecom regulation and financing. Co-author of Canadian Broadcasting Regulatory Handbook (2017), Regulatory Guide to Canadian Television (2014), Canadian Spam, Telemarketing and Privacy Handbook (2016), Regulatory Guide to Canadian Radio (2016), Canadian Telecommunications Regulatory Handbook (2017) and the User’s Guide to Canadian Copyright Tariffs (2016). Frequent speaker at industry events, including co-Chairing The International Institute of Communications’ Canadian Communications Law & Policy Conferences 2012–2018. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1980.


Year Called to the Bar:1980 (ON)
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