Radio & Television

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Guild is off-base with CTF critique

Karen Wirsig of the Canadian Media Guild (Letter to the Editor, January 30, 2007) makes several arguments that are self-serving and wrong.1. It is untrue that the CTF was funded with money taken away from CBC/Radio-Canada. When the CTF was created, Telefilm Canada's broadcast equity-investment fund was rolled into the new joint public-private entity. No new public money was allocated to independent production. 2. Wirsig complains that broadcasters do not qualify for CTF money to produce their own shows. It's true, they don't. But this does not leave broadcasters "in a serious bind," as she says. In fact, it allows...

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.