Radio & Television

Union appeals CRTC’s decision to deny hearing on CanWest restructuring

OTTAWA – The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) has filed an application for leave to appeal the CRTC decision’s denying the media union’s request for a public hearing into restructuring plans announced by Canwest Media Inc. last October. Canwest is moving control and production of its television stations’ local newscasts to four broadcast centres and laying off 200 people in the process, claims CEP. “Canwest is changing the face of Canadian broadcasting by introducing central casting, where each local television station’s local newscast is produced, packaged, assembled and transmitted from one of four broadcast centres,” said Peter...

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.