Radio & Television

Shaw sinking big resources into news expansion

TORONTO – Since acquiring Canwest Global in late 2010, Shaw Communications has not been shy about spending money on its Global Television news department. Buoyed by the benefits package it agreed to when buying the broadcaster, specifically $45 million worth of commitments to launch morning shows and expand news operations nationally, Shaw Media has dramatically boosted its local Cancon with a morning show in Toronto as well as other public affairs shows in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In all, 110 more hours of news was aired on Global Television this year compared to last, said Shaw Media president Paul Robertson, speaking...

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.