Radio & Television

Union says CanWest consolidation shatters Broadcast Act

OTTAWA – According to the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union, CanWest’s recently announced plans to centralize TV operations will leave it in breach of its broadcast licences. CanWest said last month that it is consolidating most of its production work in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto over the next 18 months and will be laying off around 200 people.CEP Canada today filed a complaint with the CRTC outlining what it believes is a series of breaches of both CanWest's licences and the Broadcasting Act, if CanWest's centralization plans go forward. "We are calling on the CRTC to expedite a public...

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.