Tag: COVID-19

Quebecor, Cogeco announce temporary layoffs

Both Quebecor and Cogeco have announced temporary layoffs as media companies move to shutter non-essential parts of their business and grapple with a decline...

Online & Digital Media News – Saltwire Network, CN2i lay off...

Saltwire Network, the biggest newspaper publisher in Atlantic Canada, is laying off 40% of its workforce for up to three months and temporarily shuttering...

TV & Film News – CBC moves to restore some local...

CBC plans to restore some local TV news with an expanded 30-minute local news segment on CBC News Network, saying “over the course of...

As CBC restores some local TV news, FRIENDS’ Daniel Bernhard worries...

As CBC plans to restore some local TV news starting Wednesday, FRIENDS' of Canadian Broadcasting executive director Daniel Bernhard is increasingly worried about the...

Breakfast Television adds daily one-hour national special

Breakfast Television is expanding with the addition of a daily, one-hour special that will air on Citytv stations across the country. Starting today, Dina Pugliese,...

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: Broadcasters talk adapting to the age...

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we hear from a range of broadcasters on how they adapted to the fast-breaking developments...

FRIENDS petition to restore local CBC TV newscasts gaining traction

A petition by independent CBC watchdog, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting, calling on the public broadcaster to restore local TV newscasts is gaining traction. CBC announced...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CMG says temporary CBC employees...

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) says all CBC/Radio-Canada employees will receive sick leave during the COVID-19 pandemic. CMG says under pressure from the union,...

Online & Digital Media News – Halifax’s alt weekly The Coast...

The Coast, Halifax's independent alt weekly newspaper - one of the last standing in the country, has been forced to lay off 20 staff...

TV & Film News – Global Toronto employees test positive for...

Global News confirmed Monday that two employees at its Toronto television station have tested positive for COVID-19. Rishma Govani, senior manager of news and...

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