Radio & Television

Union may appeal CanWest/AA decision

OTTAWA – The Communications Energy and Paperworkers Union, Canada's largest media union, said today it is consulting lawyers to explore avenues of appeal of the CRTC CanWest/Alliance deal, announced late yesterday by the CRTC. "This is an appalling decision which skirts foreign ownership regulations based on a financial rationale that would bring a grin to the face of Karlheinz Schreiber," said Peter Murdoch vice-president media for CEP. "We are not going to sit back and let the CRTC sell off Canada's broadcasting industry to the U.S. The decision is a violation of the Broadcasting Act and we expect all opposition...
 

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.