Radio & Television

UPDATE: Global cuts 14 jobs in Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX - The union representing employees at Global Maritimes (CIHF) this week called on the company to expand its local programming, in light of job cuts announced this week. "Global's decision to lay off 14 workers (Wednesday) because of a shift of work to Toronto is upsetting news for everyone," said Peter Murdoch, media vice-president of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, in a statement. In an interview with today, Global Maritimes general manager Barry Saunders said 14 positions have been eliminated, but it affects only 11 people, all in operations (master control, video tape and traffic)....

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.