Radio & Television

Canada’s production industry facing $2.5-billion hit due to Covid-19

OTTAWA — With television and film production at a standstill in Canada due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the negative impact on the country’s production sector could amount to as much as $2.5 billion in lost revenues and affect up to 172,000 jobs, according to the CMPA. That’s according to a new Nordicity report commissioned by the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) that looks at the potential impact that a shutdown lasting from mid-March until the end of June could have on the production industry. Nordicity’s analysis was based on its estimates of production spending that was expected to occur from...

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.