Radio & Television

Union to take action against Rogers over new OMNI newscasts

TORONTO – The union which represents media workers at Rogers' OMNI TV said Wednesday it is taking legal action in response to the company’s decision to have Fairchild TV produce its newscasts in Mandarin and Cantonese."This $20-billion broadcaster is in violation of its CRTC licence to produce its own news coverage," said Unifor National president Jerry Dias, in a press release. "Rogers promised the CRTC it would cover the news with its in-house staff. It is not supposed to get millions in customer fees, and then renege on that promise as soon as it gets the CRTC licence."Rogers was granted...

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.