Radio & Television

CBC and Writers Guild reach new agreement on screenwriting; the first since 2000

TORONTO – The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) announced a tentative agreement Thursday for terms and conditions governing English-language screenwriting for CBC television, radio, and digital platforms. When ratified, it will be the first time CBC broadcasting agreements have been renewed with the WGC since 2000.  Set to take effect September 1, the new agreement will set the terms of engagement until August 31, 2016. In recognition of the 13 years between agreements, the new deal includes a one-time rates adjustment, an increase in CBC’s contribution to the writers’ insurance plans and subsequently an annual rate...

Our industry and COVID-19

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