Radio & Television

Correction: News of senior staff cuts emerging from Bell/Astral integration

TORONTO – While there are positive synergies from the Bell/Astral merger, any big acquisition also means job losses for employees of both companies as the two organizations integrate staff and resources after officially completing the deal Friday. Our story then noted the initial promotions and departures among the senior executives. While the integration is said to be an ?ongoing, fluid situation,? according to a Bell Media spokesperson, can confirm that the following executives have so far been let go: At Astral ? Heather Senst, creative director of Astral Television; Claude Laflamme, VP corporate and regulatory affairs; Glenn Chalmers, VP sales...

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.