Radio & Television

Rogers shutters CityNews Channel, makes cuts to OMNI news

TORONTO – Rogers Media today announced the closure of its 18-month old all-Toronto news station CityNews Channel, as well as some news programming cancellations at OMNI. “Today, we made changes to the company’s television strategy to reflect evolving viewer habits and the global structural shift in advertising,” said Rogers Broadcasting president Scott Moore, in a statement. “Moving forward, we will focus our broadcast news resources in Toronto on 680News and CityNews on City.” Programming changes have also been made at OMNI Television, where its English-language South Asian newscast is cancelled and production operations in Alberta have ceased. “We remain committed...

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.