Radio & Television

CBC launches AccessCBC initiative for disabled creators

TORONTO — CBC announced today the launch of AccessCBC, a new national pilot program for Deaf and disabled creators that will provide “training, mentorship and, on certain selected projects, financing support, to create scripted and documentary content,” says a CBC press release. CBC is partnering on the initiative with the ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto (RAFFTO), presented by the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (JCC), which provides creative opportunities and training for people with a disability who work in film, television and video content production. The AccessCBC program is divided into two streams: one for scripted comedy or drama and a...

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.