Radio & Television

CHEK TV still in negotiations with Canwest to buy station

VICTORIA – It could be a very long weekend for the employees of CHEK-TV, as they wait to hear whether current owner Canwest Global will accept their offer to purchase the station. CHEK-TV GM John Pollard told late Friday that they submitted an asset purchase agreement to Canwest on Thursday, and are currently “in negotiations”.“We are working back and forth through it now”, Pollard said. “It’s business as usual here until 10 PM on Monday, or, until we’re told any differently”.Pollard confirmed that the station has pre-packaged a three hour show called The Best of CHEK News, which will air...

Our industry and COVID-19

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