Radio & Television

Unions oppose AA deal

TORONTO – Unsurprisingly, two of Canada's media unions said today they oppose the deal announced yesterday to sell Alliance Atlantis to a partnership of U.S. investment banker Goldman Sachs and Canadian broadcaster CanWest Global Communications.The Communications Energy and Paperworkers Union, Canada's largest media union plans to mount a "vigorous" fight to stop the CanWest/Goldman Sachs purchase of Alliance Atlantis. "This is the thin edge of the wedge to the ceding of Canadian cultural institutions to American investment. We are demanding that the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and Heritage Minister Bev Oda order public hearings into this proposed deal," said...

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.