Radio & Television

Unions call for C-11 amendments to help local news

By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – This morning, the Transport and Communications Senate Committee (TRCM) met again to hear testimonies from Unifor, the Writers Guild of Canada, the Screen Composers Guild of Canada and the Provincial Council of the Communications Sector of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). Except for the latter, all support the bill but brought up issues regarding employment, intellectual property, and the Status of the Artist. Contributions from the online broadcasters should be provided to produce local news, said Unifor and CUPE, which are unions representing workers in that sector. “We need an amendment in Bill C-11...
 

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.