Crisis of the sars coronavirus: Cogeco Media proceed to the layoff of 130 employees, or about 25% of its workforce

The business Cogeco Media has proceeded on Thursday to lay off 130 of its employees in a context of declining advertising revenues due to the pandemic of COVID-19.

It is the equivalent of 25 % of the workforce who are without a job.

A dozen of these job losses have occurred in the region of Quebec.

Cogeco Media is the owner of 23 radio stations across the province, including the 96,9 CKOI, 98.5 FM and Rythme 105.7 to Montreal, as well as the FM93 in Quebec city.