Radio & Television

Producers “haven’t read own proposals,” says ACTRA

TORONTO – This is looking like a bitter battle. Contract negotiations between Canadian film and TV producers and the actors they employ broke off quickly this week with each side claiming the other is at fault.Later on Wednesday then, ACTRA national president Richard Hardacre said Canadian producers appear to have not read their own proposals, "and weren't listening to two days of straight talk at the bargaining table." ACTRA has proposed that a government mediator be appointed to assist in the negotiations. “In a press release, the producers' associations claim to have tabled innocuous little proposals about reality and lifestyle television,”...

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.