Tag: Unifor

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Competition Bureau seeking full block...

The Rogers/Shaw merger is headed for a potentially protracted hearing process with the failure of a second attempt at mediation. Quebecor Inc., Rogers Communications...

Unifor calls for Bill C-11 amendments to maintain local news

Unifor is calling for amendments to Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, directed specifically at preserving local news as employment levels in broadcasting decline. Unifor...

Online & Digital Media News – Torstar staff ‘blindsided’ by dissolution...

Unifor is calling for respect for Toronto Star staff, who the union says were blindsided by news of a court application to dissolve NordStar...

Radio & Podcast News – CityNews 1130 staff sign union cards

Unifor welcomes the 26 workers at CKWX-Vancouver (CityNews 1130 radio), which the #CIRB awarded certification this week! Thank you for joining us and we’re...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – RCMP charge five in illegal...

The RCMP Cybercrime Investigative Team has charged five Toronto individuals with unlawfully distributing Internet Protocol television (IPTV). The investigation, dubbed Project OLoki, began in...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC imposes new spending, reporting...

The CRTC is imposing new spending and reporting requirements on CBC/Radio-Canada that the regulator says will promote the creation of more diverse content, while...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Rogers and Shaw agree to...

The Commissioner of Competition says Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications have agreed not to proceed with closing their proposed merger until a negotiated settlement is...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – 86th WAB conference to go...

Western Association of Broadcasters (WAB) has announced its 86th conference will go ahead in-person, June 8-9 at the Banff Fairmont Springs. This year’s speakers...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Unifor putting together response to...

Unifor says it’s putting together a “major project” to address escalating harassment faced by journalists, particularly online and targeting women and workers of colour....

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Bell Media lays off 27...

Unifor says Bell Media has announced the layoff of 27 staff and reclassified another 22 jobs at its Queen Street location in Toronto. The...

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