Radio & Television

Unions protest outside CRTC hearing on CanWest-Alliance Atlantis acquisition

OTTAWA – Four Canadian unions protested on Monday outside the CRTC public hearings, calling on the regulator to deny CanWest Global’s acquisition of Alliance Atlantis because it’s backed by U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs. About 50 people showed up for the demonstration on the opening day of the hearings at which CanWest executives, including president and CEO Leonard Asper, are facing questioning by CRTC commissioners. The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP), Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA), CWA-Canada and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), all unions that represent workers in Canada’s media, claim...

Our industry and COVID-19

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