Global television, part of the CanWest conglomerate, is laying off a total of 200 people, the company said Thursday. It’s part of the broadcaster’s plan to update the technology in four centres, in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto. A Canadian Press report said news-gathering staff is being cut in the Maritimes and in Quebec. A CBC report is here.

Global television, part of the CanWest conglomerate, is laying off a total of 200 people, the company said Thursday. It’s part of the broadcaster’s plan to update the technology in four centres, in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto. A Canadian Press report said news-gathering staff is being cut in the Maritimes and in Quebec. A CBC report is here.