Radio & Television

CBC cancels local TV newscasts (UPDATED); PEI premier demands federal government overturn the decision

By Steve Faguy TORONTO – In what it describes as "unprecedented times," CBC has decided to cancel local English TV newscasts in all markets except CBC North, replacing them with broadcasts from CBC News Network. In a memo to staff sent Wednesday signed by CBC executives Susan Marjetti (general manager of news, current affairs and local), Brodie Fenlon (editor-in-chief of CBC News) and Cathy Perry (executive director of current affairs, investigative and long-form journalism), CBC cites "fewer staff in the Toronto Broadcast Centre and much stricter newsgathering protocols" as the reason for the change, which will be temporary. CBC North...

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.