Tag: Unifor

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Proposed Rogers/Shaw merger raises competition,...

Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications are to be combined in a $26 billion transaction, subject to regulatory approvals. The combined company would create a...

Bell Media’s 200+ job cuts go against commitment to local news,...

Unifor, the union representing some Bell Media employees, has confirmed reports that as many as 210 employees will lose their jobs in ongoing restructuring...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC to address CBC’s expansion...

The CRTC says it will address CBC/Radio-Canada’s branded content initiative, Tandem, during the public hearing phase of the public broadcaster’s licence renewal in January....

Online & Digital Media News – TorStar moves to go digital-only...

TorStar has announced that it will cease publishing print editions of its StarMetro daily commuter papers in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Halifax as...

TorStar pulls plug on StarMetro brand, lays off 121

Torstar has announced that it will cease publishing print editions of its StarMetro daily commuter papers in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Halifax as...

Media & Telecom News – Canadian Heritage names organizations on media...

Canadian Heritage Min. Pablo Rodriguez has named the organizations that will help decide which news organizations get a share of $595 million in tax...

Film & TV News – Retraining, layoffs underway at CTV

Bell has told journalists and field technicians to expect a mix of retraining, layoffs, and new “digital” jobs, with a net reduction of staffing,...

#CRTC and #Telecom News In Brief

CRTC hearings into questionable sales practices by the country’s big telcos opened with the full commission panel hearing that the deaf, deaf-blind and hard...

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