Radio & Television

CBC blames Guild for live Terry Fox program cancellation

TORONTO – “The CBC is disappointed to announce that, as a result of ongoing efforts by the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) to undermine the September 16th Terry Fox 25th Anniversary Special, the program will not carry coverage of events in St. John's, the city where Terry began the Marathon of Hope in 1980,” reads a CBC press release. The program is being produced by Out to See Productions Inc., a Vancouver-based independent, outside production company. However, the union – which is currently locked out by the CBC – sees it as scab labor and has blocked the production truck from...