Radio & Television

TV5’s Laverdiere returns to CBC

MONTREAL – The CBC this week announced the appointment of Suzanne Laverdière as director, cross-cultural fund. She will report to Yvan Asselin, general manager of integration. Suzanne will also have a dotted line to the executive director, English television network programming, as well as to the executive director and general manager of CBC Radio and Radio de Radio-Canada, respectively, said the Corp’s internal memo.“These inter-network responsibilities highlight the Corporations strategy of emphasizing cooperation among all of its components,” says the memo. With a budget of $10 million, Laverdière will be responsible for collaborative, cross-cultural productions, building on the successes of...

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.