Radio & Television

UPDATED: Union protests closure of Radio Canada International

MONTREAL – More than a hundred people demonstrated in front of the Radio-Canada/CBC building in Montreal Wednesday in solidarity with the RCI Action Committee, a union-supported lobby of Radio Canada International employees. At the rally, the Committee called on the federal government to stop the budget cuts at the international radio service, and to give RCI financial autonomy from Radio-Canada-CBC.  As reported, CBC/Radio-Canada plans to shut down RCI’s newsroom on June 24 after 67 years on the international airwaves, in favour of a web-only presence, as part of its massive budget cuts. But supporters maintain that limiting RCI’s presence to the Internet...

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.