Radio & Television

Astral radiothon raises more than $800K for Haiti

MONTREAL - Astral Media’s radiothon on Monday in support of Haiti raised over $800,000 for the Canadian Red Cross.Along with the Government of Canada's commitment to match the contributions of individual Canadians to charitable organizations in response to last week's earthquake in Haiti, the total amount raised surpassed $1.5 million."We are moved by the solidarity listeners from all regions of the country have shown for the emergency efforts of Red Cross volunteers in Haiti and we thank them," said Jacques Parisien, president of Astral Media Radio and Astral Media Outdoor, in a statement.All of Astral Media's business units and 2,800 employees from across...

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.