Radio & Television

CMG raises concerns about Conservative plans for CBC

Says five federal parties agree a thriving media is important TORONTO – The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), a trade union representing over 5,000 members, today published the answers to five election questions it asked five federal political parties. Four of the five parties – the Liberals, NDP, Green Party and Bloc Québécois – “support a strong and stable media, with increased funding for the national public broadcaster,” a CMG press release reads. “A vague response by one national party however raises concerns about the future of CBC/Radio-Canada, and the nationwide services it currently provides.” CMG is referring to the Conservatives....