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Altering the Acts: Continuing our dive into the submissions to the Broadcast and Telecom Legislative Review panel
Panel won’t make them public until June CARTT.CA HAS BEEN TOLD Navdeep Bains, Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Minister, has decided to keep the public submissions made to the Broadcasting and Read more

CES 2019: Voice powered everything
Hands-free streaming has Hulu viewers hooked, for example LAS VEGAS – For years manufacturers have hyped the emergence of the smart home where everything in our lives, from our phones, thermostats, window blinds, lights, cars, and even Read more

Altering the Acts: It's the Internet, stupid
THE BROADCAST AND TELECOM Legislative Review panel has received some 2,000 interventions and they had decided to make them public. Read more

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CRTC calls for comments on live programming closed captioning standards
OTTAWA – The CRTC is seeking input on a proposed plan to update the English-language closed captioning quality standards relating to the accuracy rate for live programming. Read more

Telus extends ‘Bring-It-Back’ device program to new and current customers
TORONTO – Telus is expanding its smartphone affordability program to allow new and renewing customers to upgrade to the latest smartphone devices for a lower upfront cost when the customer agrees to bring back the device at the end of their Read more

Quebec’s Thetford Mines to benefit from first-time access to high-speed Internet
THETFORD MINES, QC - The Black Lake district of Thetford Mines will soon receive access to high-speed Internet through a joint investment between the governments of Quebec and Canada. Read more

Schoolchildren reading with George W. Bush on 9/11 subject of new doc
TORONTO – Blue Ant Media production company Saloon Media has begun production on a new feature length documentary about a unique group of Americans: the 16 children from a Florida Read more

CMW passes on sale at early bird rate
TORONTO - Conference passes available are now for Canadian Music Week, Canada's largest and longest running new music festival and conference, which will take place May 6 -12, 2019 in Toronto. Read more

eStruxture expands Vancouver data centre to keep pace with boom in local film production
MONTREAL - Network and cloud-neutral data centre solutions provider eStruxture is expanding its Vancouver data center in an effort to better meet the needs of "Hollywood North". Read more

CIRA to invest $1.25M in projects strengthening Canadian internet infrastructure, online access, digital literacy
OTTAWA - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) will award $1.25 million this year through its annual Community Investment Program which is now accepting applications. Read more

Hollywood Suite nabs exclusive coverage of 2019 BAFTAs, Film Independent Spirit Awards
TORONTO - Hollywood Suite has once again locked up the exclusive rights to this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) and the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Read more

Bell Let’s Talk helps expand mental health services for Manitoba youth
WINNIPEG - Bell Let's Talk and the Manitoba government have announced a joint gift of $1 million over five years to the Strongest Families Institute (SFI) to expand mental health Read more

UPDATED: Head of CBC Sports, Greg Stremlaw, departs for United Soccer League
Chris Wilson named Interim Head of CBC Sports TORONTO – CBC Sports chief Greg Stremlaw (right) is leaving the CBC this month to become the president and CEO of United Soccer League club Indy Eleven. Read more

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