Radio & Television

LaPointe to be new CBC ombudsman

TORONTO - CBC announced the appointment of veteran journalist Kirk LaPointe as its new ombudsman, effective November 1.LaPointe replaces Vince Carlin, whose mandate will officially expire December 31, 2010.The CBC ombudsman acts as an appeal authority for members of the public who are dissatisfied with the public broadcaster's journalistic and information programming. The office is independent of CBC program staff and management and reports directly to the president and, through the president's office, the CBC's board of directors.LaPointe will be based in CBC's Vancouver office, where he lives, but will work from other CBC locations regularly as part of his...

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.