Bell Satellite just dropped them over a fee dispute.
There were reports the new channel had an estimated 37,000 viewers across Canada tune in for its initial half-hour, when it hit the airwaves with what it called "hard news and straight talk.''Gee, if only we had more elections.
Since then there have been suggestions that audiences have declined sharply. But Lavoie dispute that, saying "our ratings are going up day-by-day," adding that coverage of the federal election between 8 p.m. and midnight drew around 100,000 viewers.