Radio & Television

ACTRA-producer battle worsens

TORONTO – At this point, a new collective agreement between Canadian actors and producers looks a long, long way off and a strike looms large. In a meeting on Tuesday to try and get talks rolling again, the CFTPA and APFTQ offered "to remove or significantly amend – in ACTRA’s favour – three of the four proposals that ACTRA and its members have identified as being most contentious," says the CFTPA release. These proposals include rest periods (turnaround), new media amendments and deep discounts on productions with budgets ranging from four and twelve million dollars. The producers’ hoped that this...

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.