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Radio & Television

“This is history in the making”: Inuit TV launches on Shaw Direct

IQALUIT – Last week, after 16 years of preparation and planning, Inuit TV finally launched on Shaw Direct on channel 268. “This is history in the making,” said Lucy Qavavauq (pictured above with her son, Inuuki Burke), co-CEO of Inuit TV, in an interview with “This is very celebratory – not only for Inuit but for the rest of Canada… to be able to see what our beautiful culture is.” The idea for the channel emerged because there was not much “unique content – not as much as Inuit wanted,” Qavavauq said, explaining “things started moving from there.” Dedicated volunteers brought the… Continue Reading

Cable & Telecom, Radio & Television

COMMENTARY: BDUs make it tough to be a Canadian soccer fan in Canada

By Peter Menzies THIRTY-SIX YEARS AGO last week, the Calgary Flames scored one of their most famous triumphs – a 3-2 Game 7 playoff victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Edmonton Oilers. Back then I was sports editor of the Calgary Sun and that playoff run to the finals (Calgary lost to Montreal in 5) dominated my days. But by night I was secretly just as excited that by June I’d be in Mexico covering Canada’s debut at World Cup ’86. In Canada, being a proper football fan has been a pretty lonely, often mocked, existence. Sports departments considered soccer merely… Continue Reading

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.