Radio & Television

CUPE says outsourcing will weaken CBC

TORONTO – Yesterday it was the Steelworkers, today it’s CUPE throwing its support behind the locked-out CBC employees. CUPE (the Canadian Union of Public Employees) is Canada’s largest union and they, too, have long opposed the increased use of contract employees. "CBC management's decision to lock out its workers is an aggressive and desperate action undertaken to force its outsourcing scheme," said Paul Moist, national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), in a release. "This kind of hostility can only weaken the CBC and result in even worse labour-management relations when the dispute is over." In a...

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.