Radio & Television

ACTRA offers to help feds with channel unbundling plans

TORONTO – The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) is offering its “advice and assistance” to the federal government as it moves forward with unbundling television channels, as it announced it would do in Wednesday’s Speech from the Throne. The national organization, which represents the interests of 22,000 professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada, expressed concerns on the impact the move may have on the 262,700 full time equivalent jobs in the country’s film and television industry. “While we were disappointed to not hear a clear commitment to support the Canadian cultural industry, an...

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.