Radio & Television

Writers Guild claims new copyright bill will destroy livelihoods

OTTAWA - The Writers Guild of Canada called on the Canadian government to fight for creators’ rights by fixing copyright Bill C-32. Appearing before the parliamentary committee today, the WGC stated that Bill C-32 undermines creators’ ability to make a living in Canada from their work.The WGC recommended that the committee delete or fix the Bill’s “reproduction for private purposes” clause. The provision allows consumers to make an unspecified number of copies to share with their “friends and family.” This section and other provisions in the Bill destroy income streams for creators and give away their work for free claims...
 

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.