Radio & Television

Canwest Cuts: “No clear path to profitability” for local news: 210 let go, Global Ontario cancelled

TORONTO – After reading the internal memo sent to the employees of Canwest’s broadcasting division on Wednesday - which explained the job cuts - a few times, one thing is certain: The company has only just begun its battle with the CRTC. The memo – from the desk of imminently departing Canwest Broadcasting president Kathy Dore – adds much more color to the announcement that 210 people will be let go from the division (part of 560 being terminated by the company as a whole). It’s worth noting that this is in addition to 200 who were terminated just over a year...

Our industry and COVID-19

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