Radio & Television

With enough “crap and drivel” elsewhere on TV: CBC should be better funded, say… Steelworkers?

TORONTO - United Steelworkers' national director Ken Neumann said Tuesday that the CBC's decision to lock out its 5,500 Canadian Media Guild employees is foolish and jeopardizes Canadian cultural sovereignty. As well, Steelworkers' Ontario/Atlantic director Wayne Fraser said the CBC's funding of scab labour should be considered scandalous by the federal government. "The careers of some of Canada's most recognizable broadcast personalities are being put on hold and Canadians will soon start to tune out the CBC," said Neumann in the press release. "The CBC is just another run-of-the-mill broadcaster without the creativity of career journalists, producers and broadcasters." Neumann...

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.