Radio & Television

Federal government creates $500-million emergency fund for culture and sports

By Christopher Guly OTTAWA – Part of the federal government’s multibillion-dollar Covid-19 Economic Response Plan will be a $500-million emergency response fund for cultural, heritage and amateur sports organizations to continue to support artists and athletes, Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault announced on Friday. “This targeted measure will provide financial support consistent with the government’s existing Covid-19 support measures for wages and fixed costs of organizations,” he said at the daily ministerial briefing in Ottawa.  Please click here for the Minister’s tweeted video of the announcement. The fund will be administered by Canadian Heritage “with the support of our partners,...
 

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.