Radio & Television

Union to rally against foreign ownership at hearing

OTTAWA - The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada has organized a demonstration for Monday at the building where the CRTC will hold hearings into the CanWest purchase of Alliance/Atlantis. At Place du Portage IV, 140 Prom. du Portage (corner of Laurier), the unions will be “calling on the CRTC to respect its mandate and regulate in the interest of Canadians,” says the press release. The unions are concerned that investment banking firm Goldman Sachs, which is providing the lion’s share of the equity, will have too much say, even though CanWest will control the board of directors. “CEP,...

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.