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ALTERING THE ACTS: There should be only one
And what about the Radiocom Act? THE 2017 BUDGET ANNOUNCED the following legislative review. Read more

UPDATED: Commission gives Big Three a month to come up with skinny wireless
GATINEAU – Today the CRTC said no, for now, to Wi-Fi first mobile operators, effectively shutting down the business plan that was Sugar Mobile, it dramatically slashed the wholesale rates network owners can charge others to roam on their Read more

CRTC calls for feedback on next-gen 9-1-1 network design
OTTAWA – With next-generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services still about two years away, the CRTC is seeking comments on NG9-1-1 network design efficiencies. Read more

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CAJ slams Quebec court order demanding Radio-Canada journalist sources
OTTAWA - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is denouncing a Quebec Superior Court ruling that a Radio-Canada journalist reveal confidential sources. Read more

Quebec’s Attraction Media sells radio division
MONTREAL – Attraction Media is getting out of the radio business after unveiling plans to sell off its 15 Quebec stations to EVP and COO Sylvain Chamberland. Read more

Cogeco, RAMQ, ink agreements with ATW Tech's VuduMobile
MONTREAL – ATW Tech subsidiary VuduMobile Inc. Read more

Access ices Regina Pats’ playoff series
REGINA - Access Communications is the exclusive home of the first round of the Western Hockey League (WHL) playoffs series featuring the Regina Pats and Swift Current Broncos. Read more

Juno Awards to live stream on Twitter
VANCOUVER – Sunday’s broadcast of the 2018 Juno Awards will be live streamed on Twitter for the first time. Read more

Former Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre joins Stingray as special advisor
MONTREAL – Stingray said Friday that Denis Coderre, the former mayor of Montreal, will serve as a special advisor supporting the company's business strategy and international development. Read more

Corus Studios kicks off production on new fashion competition series
TORONTO – Fast fashion takes on a whole new meaning as Corus Studios starts production and international sales on the new fashion competition series Stitched. Read more

Canadian cybersecurity “no longer just a corporate IT problem”: CIRA
OTTAWA – Despite high awareness of cyber threats and investments in cyber security, over one third of Canadian companies reported that they had unwittingly divulged information to phishing tactics, says new data from the Canadian Internet Read more

Quebec budget to demand Netflix et al collect, remit QST: report
MONTREAL – Foreign digital giants like Netflix and Amazon are another step closer to being taxed in Quebec. Read more

Canada’s strong wireless networks allow mobile platforms to thrive: CWTA
OTTAWA – While Canada may not be as “mobile only” as some other countries, entertainment and video use are “flourishing on mobile platforms” thanks to the investments made by Canadian facilities-based carriers in their networks, notes Read more

NFB’s new Indigenous Cinema site offers more than 200 titles for streaming, sharing
MONTREAL – The National Film Board of Canada is offering over 200 films by Indigenous creators for free streaming through a new collection known as Indigenous Cinema Read more

Blue Ant International adds first original scripted series; seeks new co-pros, partnerships
TORONTO - Blue Ant International said Thursday that it has added a raft of new titles, including its first original scripted series, ahead of MIPTV. Read more

Eastlink launches Afro TV
TORONTO and HALIFAX - Afroglobal Television is now available to Eastlink customers after launching on channel 886 earlier this month. Read more

SCTE/ISBE seeks papers, technical presentations, for Cable-Tec Expo 2018
EXTON, PA - The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), along with its global brand, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), is calling for papers and presentations for technical sessions to be conducted during Read more


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