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Minister Guilbeault to keynote at Banff

TORONTO – The Banff World Media Festival announced this morning Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will speak on Thursday, June 17, participating in a virtual keynote conversation during the... Continue Reading

Anglophone Canadians dig their SVOD

TORONTO – As industry followers already know, SVOD services boomed in 2020, with consumers seeking out more digital entertainment options while staying at home. But just how much? MTM’s latest... Continue Reading

Trailer Park Boys turn 20

DARTMOUTH, N.S. – It’s been two decades since the former broadcaster Alliance Atlantis took a chance on a raunchy, hilarious mockumentary called Trailer Park Boys, for its then-edgy TV channel... Continue Reading

Budget lets Netflix dodge digital tax

By Christopher Guly OTTAWA – Monday’s federal budget, the first in two years, but the first ever delivered by a female Finance Minister in Chrystia Freeland, promises to deliver more… Continue Reading

WildBrain appoints new animation VP

TORONTO — Kids and family entertainment maker and broadcaster WildBrain announced today it has hired Lorna Withrington (above) for the newly created role of vice-president of development-animation. She joins WildBrain... Continue Reading

Bell launches Noovo Moi lifestyle portal

MONTREAL — Bell Media today revealed its new one-stop French-language lifestyle destination — Noovo Moi — which integrates content previously hosted on the company’s Canal Vie, Fraîchement pressé, Sympatico, Look... 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.