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Bains, Joly, have three questions for copyright review committee to solve
A curious omission, though OTTAWA – Just before the federal government shuts down for the holidays, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly and Innovation Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains co-signed a mandate letter for Read more

Federal Court upholds Super Bowl simsub ban
But this still isn’t the end of it. Read more

Thanks and all the best in 2018!
RAISE YOUR HAND if you’re looking forward to a little down time this holiday season. Read more

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Station made a mistake and made the correction, like it's supposed to: CBSC
OTTAWA – An inaccurate news report that aired on Global Edmonton violated a broadcast code, however, the station aired a correction in keeping with the code, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has determined. Read more

CRTC orders Iristel to cease traffic stimulation
OTTAWA – The CRTC has sided with Rogers in its dispute with the Iristel group of companies over an alleged case of traffic stimulation. Read more

Amazon adds web browsing to Fire TV
SEATTLE - Amazon Fire TV customers may now browse the web on their TV. Read more

Top up CMF; tax foreign digital services: C.D. Howe report
TORONTO – Regulators must help to save Canadian voices from extinction as television evolves in a new digital world, says a new report from the C.D Howe Institute. Read more

New Global Go app for Apple TV gives gift of connected viewing
TORONTO – Global Television’s Global Go app is now available for Apple TV. Read more

Rogers helps Toronto youth get ready for school
TORONTO – Rogers is donating $500,000 over the next five years in support of North America's first Sport for Development facility, MLSE LaunchPad. Read more

SaskTel prepares for 710,000 calls, 4.5M texts on December 25
REGINA - SaskTel is gearing up for a busy holiday season after projecting that its customers will make nearly 710,000 calls, and send nearly 4.5 million text messages on December 25. Read more

Creative heavyweight Jay Baruchel to deliver closing keynote at PTiO
OTTAWA - Noted actor, producer, writer and director Jay Baruchel will wrap up the 2018 edition of Prime Time in Ottawa (PTiO) as the closing keynote speaker. Read more

Rogers, CBC extend ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ deal
TORONTO - Rogers Media and CBC have inked a new seven-year sub-licensing agreement for English-language broadcasts of Hockey Night in Canada and the Stanley Cup playoffs. Read more

Telus PureFibre network on track to reach 99% of Eastern Quebec by 2021
GASPÉ, QC – Telus has pledged to forge ahead with its fibre optic deployment in Eastern Quebec after receiving financial support from both the federal and provincial governments. Read more

Five new directors join CBC/Radio-Canada board
Search continues for new CEO GATINEAU – Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly named five new directors to the CBC/Radio-Canada board of directors on Tuesday. Read more

TSN’s World Juniors coverage kicks off December 26
TORONTO – TSN will once again serve up exclusive coverage of the annual IIHF World Junior Championship beginning Boxing Day from Buffalo, NY. Read more

W5, Vice Canada to blend “investigative strategies” on new content
TORONTO - CTV's long-running investigative series W5 is teaming up with Vice Canada on long and short-form documentary projects that will include an examination of the impact and root causes of Canada's opioid crisis. Read more

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