Friday, April 28, 2017

Three local Shaw TV stations get the axe as Corus redirects funds to Global News

Three local Shaw TV stations will be shut down later this year as Corus Entertainment redirects funding towards Global News, J-source reports.
In a press release sent out April 26, Corus and Shaw Communications announced that about $10 million would be put towards Global News to boost community reporting, including establishing city hall bureaus and municipal affairs specialists. However, the Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton Shaw TV stations will close in August, affecting approximately 70 positions.

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