Radio & Television

Canwest expands NSI support with $1.5-million benefits funding

WINNIPEG – Canwest on Friday spelled out how it will spend the $1.5 million it will be giving to the National Screen Institute (NSI) as part of its benefits package associated with its acquisition of Alliance Atlantis Communications. As part of the deal for CRTC approval of Canwest’s $2.3 billion takeover of Alliance Atlantis, the Winnipeg-based broadcaster is required to provide a $151.25-million benefits package. Of that $151.25 million, Canwest committed $1.5 million over the next seven years to NSI. The money allocated to NSI will go toward the following initiatives: NSI Global Marketing (provides training and professional development opportunities...

Our industry and COVID-19

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