Radio & Television

CBC to restore local newscasts over the coming days

TORONTO – After a wave of criticism of its decision to suspend local newscasts due to the unprecedented challenges presented by the Covid-19 outbreak – which viewers and others complained providing coverage nationally and locally is what the CBC is for – the public broadcaster announced Tuesday it will restore lost local newscasts over the next two weeks. As we’ve reported, CBC News decided to temporarily scale back local supper-hour English language newscasts “for operational reasons due to the surge in Covid-19 related live news stories across the country. To be clear, this was a temporary measure to ensure stability...

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.