Radio / Television News

Unifor condemns newsroom cuts at Bell Media


TORONTO — In a press release issued Tuesday afternoon, Unifor is condemning a round of cuts being made to Bell Media newsrooms this week, saying so far 100 Unifor members in Toronto have been let go, plus more to come outside Toronto, affecting all station operations including news gathering. As we reported earlier, Cartt.ca has learned 210 positions at Bell Media will be cut in Toronto alone, and the company has laid off all staff in the newsroom of Montreal radio station CJAD. “Since the beginning of the pandemic, Canadians have seen how important a strong media sector is to...