Radio & Television

Union files CRTC complaint against Rogers over OMNI news

TORONTO - As it threatened weeks ago, Unifor, the union which represents journalists and television employees at Rogers’ OMNI TV, has filed a complaint with the CRTC over the broadcaster’s decision to hire Fairchild TV to create its Chinese news broadcasts.The union believes that violates its CRTC licence.“The CRTC gave Rogers a special licence with guaranteed income to bring back the Chinese language daily news for the nation’s largest immigrant community,” said Unifor media director Howard Law, in a press release. “Instead of producing the show themselves and adding to the voices in Chinese language media, as the licence requirement...

Our industry and COVID-19

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