Radio & Television

Rogers/Shaw: Merger will enhance City TV’s news service, won’t impact Global, committee told

OTTAWA – Two representatives from Rogers Communications appeared (virtually) before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage today to reassure committee members local news will not be worse off after Rogers merges with Shaw. As previously reported, there were concerns expressed during the CRTC’s recent hearing on the proposed merger about Rogers’s plan to redirect funding Shaw has previously allocated to Corus’s Global stations to its own City TV stations. Colette Watson (above), president of Rogers Sports and Media, told the committee the deal will enhance City TV’s local news services. “Our City TV news stations are located in Winnipeg,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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