Radio & Television

CBC to eliminate 130 positions by year’s end

By Greg O’Brien TORONTO – CBC told employees this week it will be eliminating 130 positions by the end of the calendar year and while over half will be done through retirements or not filling certain openings, 62 people will be losing their jobs. CBC EVP Barbara Williams told employees in an email Wednesday that the Covid crisis was a part of it, but the bigger picture is the changing conditions of the broadcasting industry. “Every year, our costs go up as revenue generation in traditional media goes in the other direction and, not surprisingly, we have seen that even...

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.