Radio & Television

TVA Sports moves newscasts online, cuts 17 jobs

By Steve Faguy MONTREAL — Quebecor Media's TVA Sports is "transforming" its newscasts to a digital-only offering, a move that has resulted in the elimination of 17 jobs. "Over the past few years, we have seen sports fans’ consumption habits changing, and the pace of this change has accelerated during the pandemic," a TVA statement read, quoting executive producer Louis-Philippe Neveu. "That’s why, from now on, we will deliver sports news where the fans are, while adding more live sports events to our programming,” the statement continued. In what it described as a "sad day," the union representing TVA workers...

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.