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Canadians starting to shy away from companies, brands, on Facebook: poll
“This is turning into something much more significant than a standard data breach” TORONTO - Canadian Facebook users familiar with recent news stories about Cambridge Analytica say that they will be less likely to engage with Read more

Shaw CMO Little to leave the company
CALGARY – Shaw Communications executive vice-president, chief marketing and culture officer Jim Little is leaving the company on May 4th, Read more

UPDATED: CRTC strikes down union’s complaint against Rogers over OMNI newscasts
OTTAWA – The CRTC has dismissed a complaint against OMNI Regional’s parent Rogers Media that alleged non-compliance with the service’s third-language news requirement. Read more

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Telecom complaints: PIAC says CRTC should intervene
OTTAWA – The news that consumer complaints to the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) increased by 73% compared to the same period last year should be investigated and fixed by the CRTC, said the Public Read more

TV station must warn viewers before airing footage of fatal crash: CBSC
OTTAWA – A TV news report that contained images of a fatal motorcycle accident should have been preceded by a warning to viewers, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has determined. Read more

Feds invest $11.5M to elevate Canada’s position in space satellite technology
DORVAL, QC – Canada’s space and satellite communications industry received a boost Wednesday after the federal government announced a $11.5 million repayable investment from the Read more

Super Channel to rebrand; tweak two channels
EDMONTON - Super Channel is set to undergo an overall corporate rebrand plus will reprogram two of its existing four channels. Read more

Snackable TV serves up original comedy competition series with in-app voting
TORONTO - Bell Media’s short-form video app Snackable TV has commissioned its first interactive content, a new original series that pits some of the world’s best comedians against each other in the ultimate stand-up competition. Read more

Copyright review to include study on remuneration models for artists, creative industries
OTTAWA – As part of the pending review of the Copyright Act, the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage will study remuneration models for artists and Read more

Bell Media combines French-language sales team; promotes Mark Anthony Di Cio
TORONTO - Bell Media is bringing its French-language television channels (specialty and RDS) together to create a single 'French-language entertainment and sports television' sales outlet for the Toronto market. Read more

Shortlist unveiled for 2018 Tuned-in Canada: The CCSA Awards
QUISPAMSIS, NB - The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) has released the shortlisted nominees for the 2018 Tuned-In Canada Awards – the annual nationwide competition designed to shine a spotlight on the great work performed by independent Read more

Indigenous community in northern Ontario receives $1.8M to boost high-speed Internet coverage
PARRY SOUND, ON – Wasauksing First Nation and nine institutions in northern Ontario will soon get online with new or improved high-speed Internet thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment of $1.8 million. Read more

NFB content heads to China through two new deals
VANCOUVER – The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has inked two new deals in the People’s Republic of China which will see Canadian animation and documentaries titles available on CCTV-10, the Read more

TVO contest calls for DIY docs
TORONTO – TVO has kicked off its 2018 Short Doc Contest and is inviting Ontarians to submit their video stories and share their perspective on a subject they feel passionate about. Read more

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