Radio & Television

CanWest acquires CanadianRetail.com

TORONTO - CanWest Interactive has acquired certain assets of CanadianRetail.com, the largest online recruiting site for the retail sector in Canada, from Bjork Enterprises Limited. The purchase included the domain... Continue Reading

Duff in, Grant out, at CHFI

TORONTO - Wendy Duff is the new assistant program director of Rogers Broadcasting’s CHFI. Duff started her career at CKLW, followed by 20 years in the CHUM organization including 1050... Continue Reading

XM now available on DirecTV

WASHINGTON - XM Satellite Radio announced today it is now available on DirecTV, the largest satellite TV provider in the U.S. Seventy-two channels of XM's music, children's programming and talk... Continue Reading

Family Channel releases bullying survey

TORONTO - A survey conducted by the Canadian Initiative for the Prevention of Bullying (CIPB), in partnership with Astral Media's Family Channel, has found that one in five Canadian children... Continue Reading

Ellis promoted at Alliance Atlantis

TORONTO - Tara Ellis has been promoted to vice-president, content for Showcase, effective immediately.In her capacity as director, original dramatic programming, Ellis played a key role in the growth and... Continue Reading

Citytv’s Harmony

TORONTO – Picked as a company which “exemplifies the spirit of harmony and diversity within our communities and has made a significant contribution towards eliminating discrimination and promoting harmony in... Continue Reading

MobiTV moving into music

EMERYVILLE, Calif. - MobiTV, Inc. Monday announced the strategic hire of longtime music industry executive Nancy Levin as its executive producer of Music Television. MobiTV is the enabling technology behind... 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.