Radio & Television

UPDATE #3: TFO cutting 37 employees, shows, amidst lack of provincial funding: union

CMG says Francophones "paying for questionable decisions" made by TFO senior managementTORONTO - Ontario's French public broadcaster, Télévision française de l'Ontario (TFO), is laying off 37 employees and cutting programs due to insufficient provincial funding, says media union Unifor.TFO provides French-language educational programming for children and adults in Ontario, and is also offered by TV service providers in Quebec, New Brunswick and Manitoba.The cuts include camera operators, editors, switcher directors, archivists, a purchaser, production assistant, props, and marketing staff represented by Unifor as well as journalists and non-union staff.  Unifor said that it received the “grim news” while trying to reach...
 

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.