Radio & Television

CBC delays launch of new TV season; HNIC returns Oct. 8

TORONTO – CBC Television has delayed the launch of its fall TV season, scheduled for Sept. 7, because of the lockout of employees over a dispute between the corporation and the Canadian Media Guild. “While CBC Television is encouraged that preliminary talks between CBC and CMG have resumed, negotiations have not proceeded far enough to permit the (launch) to proceed,” according to a CBC statement. Earlier today, CBC Television announced that Hockey Night in Canada will return (from a different lockout) on Oct. 8 with back-to-back games every Saturday night in the regular NHL season. The debut will see Montreal...

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.