Radio & Television

Union complaint results in early licence renewal for OMNI

OTTAWA - Rogers Media must submit licence renewal applications for its OMNI television stations a year early after the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) complained to the CRTC about the cancellation of some of the stations’ programs.Rogers announced last May that it was making programming cuts to OMNI’s multicultural programming at the stations located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto.  CEP filed its complaint with the CRTC a month later, asking for the programs to be reinstated, and that the Commission hold a hearing  to discuss Rogers’ programming decisions.While dismissing CEP’s complaint, the CRTC said Thursday that...

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.