Radio & Television

CanWest facing $425 million lawsuit

WINNIPEG – Two former partners of the late Israel Asper are suing the company he founded, the Canadian Press reported this weekend. “Seymour Epstein and Paul Morton have filed a statement of claim against CanWest Global, Asper's estate and other related parties, alleging that Asper and the rapidly expanding CanWest Global orchestrated business dealings to unfairly benefit CanWest Global and Asper's interests,” says the CP report. Those dealings, the statement of claim alleges, were at the expense of Epstein and Morton's interests and those of CanWest Broadcasting, in which Epstein and Morton were directors and minority shareholders, continues the story....

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.