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ANALYSIS: Rewriting the Acts will really mean everything is on the table
FIRE UP THE LOBBYISTS, lawyers and regulatory experts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has opened up a once-in-a-generation chance to change everything about the cable, radio, television and telecom (CaRTT) business in Canada. Read more

Radio Hearing: Groups make final pitches for Aboriginal radio stations
Perhaps co-operation is the key GATINEAU – Arguments that the British Columbia market isn’t big enough to support two distinct radio broadcasters don’t hold water, according to First Peoples Radio. Read more

UPDATE: Local CTV cuts continue
TORONTO – Bell Media cut the sports departments at its local TV stations in Kitchener, London and Windsor Tuesday as part of its ongoing rationalization of operations in its local broadcasting division. Read more

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Radio Hearing: B.C. can’t support two separate Aboriginal radio broadcasters
And, applicants publicly scrutinize each other GATINEAU – Northern Native Broadcasting told the CRTC on day two of the Aboriginal radio station hearing Tuesday that Indigenous peoples in British Columbia would be best served by a Read more

Barbara Motzney to leave CRTC
GATINEAU – The CRTC’s first chief consumer officer, Barbara Motzney, is leaving the CRTC. Read more

Ice Wireless freezes out roaming charges
WHITEHORSE and IQALUIT – Ice Wireless has cut roaming charges for customers travelling in the U.S. Read more

Manitoba launches its own cultural review
WINNIPEG - The Government of Manitoba has kicked off a cultural review to examine the role of the arts, creative industries, heritage, libraries, Indigenous culture and cultural infrastructure in the province. Read more

Samsung introduces new Galaxy S8, S8+ devices
MISSISSAUGA – As it shakes off memories of its fire-prone Galaxy Note7 devices, Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones at an event Wednesday. Read more

'April Foods Day' is no laughing matter, say Corus Radio, Global News
TORONTO – Corus Radio and Global News are tackling hunger in the Greater Toronto Area on Saturday, April 1 at an event called April Foods Day in partnership with Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Read more

OneTV opens up for April with new fitness series
TORONTO - ZoomerMedia's OneTV is getting fit for spring with a fresh tagline and a new original new fitness series. Read more

SCTE Ontario webinar training begins Thursday
MISSISSAUGA – SCTE Ontario’s first webinar training series, 'Cable 101, Tap to the Home', will take place March 30 at either 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM. Read more

Incognito announces new COO; two new providers adopt its network analytics software
VANCOUVER - Incognito Software Systems has named former Amdocs exec David Sharpley as its new Chief Operating Officer. Read more

Twitter selling video ads on Periscope
SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter is allowing advertisers to purchase ads in its live-streaming platform Periscope. Read more

Groupe V Media adds to marketing team ahead of V's rebrand
MONTREAL – Groupe V Media has named Sarah Nguyen as marketing director. Read more

Reality real estate sales brisk for Corus
TORONTO - Corus Studios has finalized new international broadcast deals for two of its unscripted lifestyle series ahead of MIPTV. Read more

Love Nature expands sales team with new partnerships director
LONDON, UK – Natural history producer and distributor Love Nature has named Vince Petersen as director, partnerships as part of its newly expanded sales division. Read more

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