Radio & Television

CBC discussions “positive;” unions picket Ottawa studios

OTTAWA – Representatives from the CBC and the Canadian Media Guild continue to hold talks in Ottawa, which the corporation describes as “positive.” Members of the bargaining committees of both sides in the lockout met yesterday and made enough progress that follow-up talks were scheduled for today. “The two sides are meeting in a series of smaller groups in an effort to create a dialogue that will allow formal negotiations to begin again,” the CBC says in a statement. Meanwhile, CBC employees were joined on the picket lines in front of the corporation’s new downtown Ottawa studios today by members...