Radio & Television

CBC trying to fool Canadians, says Guild; no way, adds Corp.

TORONTO – Calling it “a cynical waste of taxpayers' money”, the Canadian Media Guild lambasted both the CBC’s latest contract offer, and the Corporation’s decision to take out newspaper ads to plead its side of the story. "The offer means that literally every future employee could be hired on a non-permanent basis," said chief negotiator Dan Oldfield. "This is out of line with Canadian workplace values, and far worse that what you find among private-sector broadcasters. It's clear CBC management is not anxious to end this crisis." The union estimates that the Corp. spent $250,000 on the ads. “Under the...

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.