Radio & Television

Close leaving Pelmorex, Morrissette returns as CEO

OAKVILLE - Ron Close is stepping down after 16 months as president and CEO of Pelmorex Media, parent company of The Weather Network, MétéoMédia, Beat the Traffic and departure, effective August 31st, is for personal reasons, the company said Wednesday.  He will be replaced by Pierre Morrissette (pictured), who was president and CEO for 24 years, in addition to founder, controlling shareholder and executive chairman of the board.“We are disappointed Ron is leaving Pelmorex”, said Morrissette, in the announcement.  “He made a significant contribution and is admired by all our employees.  Pelmorex is ideally positioned in the marketplace. Our long-term...

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.