First this past week it was the layoffs at Postmedia Vancouver with 54 jobs being chopped at the Vancouver Sun and Province.
Now more layoffs are being announced at several CTV stations across Ontario, in a continuing attempt to cut costs as profits for traditional media news outlets dwindle.
Local sports and other programing yesterday got the axe in Kitchener, London and Windsor, as those TV stations lost about ten percent of their workforce.
And it won’t end there, as CTV says there are more layoffs coming at stations across the country.
The Federal Liberals promised in the most recent budget to review the broadcast act to help the floundering industry, but probably to no avail, as Canadians follow the ongoing global trend of how we receive our news daily.
And whatever government may be planning, that’s not changing.