Radio & Television

Actors tell CAB to put more Canada on TV

OTTAWA – Canada’s private broadcasters were told Monday to stop “signing over primetime to a different country” and “put more Canada on TV”. At a demonstration outside the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ convention here Monday, Canadian TV stars and hundreds of ACTRA members and supporters criticized the industry for feeding Hollywood and starving Canada’s home-grown talent. “Those people call themselves Canadian broadcasters. I say that’s a name you have to earn, and you don’t earn it by producing zero one-hour dramatic shows and signing over Canada’s primetime to a different country,” said Corner Gas star Eric Peterson. The demonstration came...

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.