Radio & Television

UPDATED: TVA violating journalistic independence by combining newsrooms, says union

MONTREAL – A union representing workers at five TVA stations in Quebec has filed a complaint against the Quebecor-owned broadcaster for consolidating its newsrooms with those of the company’s newspapers, contrary to Canadian Broadcast Standards and CRTC policy. In a statement on Tuesday, Le Conseil provincial du secteur des communications (CPSC) said the move violates the Commission’s Code of Journalistic Independence and compromises the diversity of news available to Quebecers. "As we specified before the CRTC in December at the hearings for license renewal, our fears about a reduction in the diversity of voices are more vivid than ever”, said CPSC...

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.