Radio & Television

CanWest’s CanSpell champ places second in Washington

WASHINGTON – Crack Canadian speller Finola Hackett was one of the final two at the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington today, tripped up only by the word "weltschmerz" (a form of depression) (Ed Note: We weren't even aware that was a word – even Microsoft Word's spell-check doesn't know it. It looks more like a jumble of Scrabble tiles!) Hackett, of Tofield, Alberta started out as one of 275 student spellers at the prestigious competition, having won the Canadian championship, the CanWest CanSpell finals. The winner in Washington was Katharine Close of New Jersey, who was making her...

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.