Radio & Television

Google launches global journalism emergency relief fund

KITCHENER, Ont. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In a posting Wednesday on Google Canada’s blog, Google’s vice-president of news, Richard Gingras, announced the company is launching a global journalism emergency relief fund to support local news organizations. “Local news is a vital resource for keeping people and communities connected in the best of times. Today, it plays an even greater function in reporting on local lockdowns or shelter at home orders, school and park closures, and data about how Covid-19 is affecting daily life,” Gingras writes. With the news industry dealing with job cuts, furloughs and cutbacks due to the...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.