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ANALYSIS: Why more mergers may not be the answer for the Canadian broadcasting system (part one)
FIRST DISNEY BUYS FOX’S MEDIA LIBRARY, so then maybe Corus buys Bell Media – or the other way around? Read more

Bell Let's Talk day earns over $6.8 million
MONTREAL – Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk Day appears to have been another unqualified success. Read more

Shaw to "reinvent operating model", offers 6,500 buyouts
CALGARY – Shaw Communications today announced a new company-wide initiative which it says is “designed to reinvent its operating model to better meet the changing tastes and expectations of consumers and businesses.” Read more

More Breaking Stories INVESTIGATES: Rewriting the Acts, Part I. Should they be touched at all?
IT’S BEEN MORE THAN 25 years since legislation guiding the communications sector came into force. Read more Enquête: Réécrire les Lois, Partie I. Doivent-elles toutes être modifiées?
CELA FAIT PLUS DE 25 ans que la législation qui régit le secteur des communications a été promulguée. Read more

Can't be in Ottawa for CMPA's PTiO? Stream it
OTTAWA - If you want to drop in on the Canadian Media Producers Association Prime Time in Ottawa conference today and tomorrow without being in Ottawa, you can stream it here Read more

Ericsson sells control of Media Solutions division
STOCKHOLM – Tech maker Ericsson said Wednesday it has decided to sell 51% of its Media Solutions business to private equity firm One Equity Partners Read more

Wente named director of CMF Indigenous Screen Office
TORONTO – Jesse Wente has been appointed director of Canada’s Indigenous Screen Office, a role he will assume starting February 1, 2018, it was announced today. Read more

New Cogeco Peer 1 service puts more business in the cloud
TORONTO - Cogeco Peer 1 today announced a new software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) service, partnering with Nuage Networks from Nokia. Read more

CHCH, Motion Content Group, form content partnership
New, exportable, Cancon on the way TORONTO – Channel Zero’s broadcaster CHCH and investment and rights management company Motion Content Group today announced a new partnership to invest in the creation of new Canadian content, with Read more

Kirstine Stewart joins TribalScale
TORONTO – Digital developer TribalScale has hired Kirstine Stewart as president and chief revenue officer, effective immediately. Read more

New Vancouver prodco launched
VANCOUVER - Producers Marc Stephenson (The F Word, That Burning Feeling) and Leah Mallen (Coast Modern, Camera Shy) have formed a new production company, All In Pictures, it was announced this Read more

RTDNA awards entry period extended
TORONTO – The Radio Television Digital News Association has extended the entry period for its 2018 regional and network awards has been extended to Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 11:59 pm ET. Read more

Rogers Wireless expands in Sage Creek
WINNIPEG – Rogers Communications today announced new wireless service in Sage Creek, one of Winnipeg’s fastest growing areas. Read more

Cogeco to expand gigabit offering in Ontario and Québec in next three years
MONTREAL – Cogeco Connexion announced Tuesday expansion of its DOCSIS 3.1 network enhancement program will continue over the next three years and enable the progressive roll-out of its gigabit offering in its Ontario and Québec Read more

Radio show was sexy, not sexist, but shouldn't have aired during daylight
OTTAWA – The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) today said a Quebec radio show did not violate one broadcast code, but that its sexually explicit dialogue from one day was better suited for an after-hours broadcast Read more

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