Radio & Television

TV producers hope for speedy end to CBC lockout

OTTAWA – Canada’s TV producers hope the resumption of preliminary talks between the CBC and the Canadian Media Guild this week means an end to the lockout is around the corner. “CBC is a very important window for Canadian independent production and a major supporter of Canadian drama," says Ira Levy, chair of the Canadian Film and Television Production Association. "We are concerned that if the lockout continues, schedules will be severely disrupted and any new productions could be delayed or possibly cancelled.” The CBC announced on Thursday that its fall TV schedule, which was to debut on Sept. 7,...
 

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.