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The Interview: Bell Media president Randy Lennox talks rich uncles, teeter-totters and Ty Cobb
RANDY LENNOX IS beloved in the music business. Read more

CTAM Canada: TV still preferred, but weekly viewing hours declining
TORONTO — While the good news for TV distributors and broadcasters is the vast majority of Canadians continue to pay for TV subscriptions, the average total number of hours of video content viewed per week is on the decline, according to Gord Read more

Pelmorex taps Rory Capern as partnerships VP
OAKVILLE, ON – Weather company Pelmorex has named former Twitter Canada exec Rory Capern as vice-president of partnerships. Read more

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Sexualization of children never funny, CBSC chastises TVA
OTTAWA – A comedy that included a young girl pole-dancing while being ogled by an adult male breached the broadcast codes prohibiting the sexualization of children, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC). Read more

Stingray to provide the soundtrack for Mexican clinics, drugstores
MONTREAL – Stingray has inked a four year agreement with Mexican drugstore chain Farmacias del Ahorro to supply background music and digital content in its pharmacies and clinics in what it calls its biggest in-store media solutions contract to Read more

Thanks for the welcome. Now let me get to work, responds CRTC’s Scott
OTTAWA – New CRTC chair Ian Scott formally returned the welcome that he received last month from the two ministers who oversee the Commission, Heritage Read more

FPR’s Aboriginal radio stations in Toronto, Ottawa, eye June 2018 launch
WINNIPEG – First Peoples Radio Inc. Read more

Telus on the nice list after helping to save Vancouver's Santa Claus Parade
VANCOUVER – Santa Claus is coming to town thanks to Telus. Read more

BlackBerry launches new cybersecurity services; adds to Marketplace
LONDON, UK – BlackBerry is offering new cybersecurity consulting services for connected automobiles and for enterprises controlling or processing personal data. Read more

Women In Film & Television – Toronto unveils 2017 Crystal Awards Winners
TORONTO - Women in Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) has unveiled the five winners of its annual Crystal Awards, honouring outstanding women and the men who champion women working in the Canadian screen-based media industry. Read more

New thriller ‘Acceptable Risk’ lands on Super Channel
EDMONTON – The gripping conspiracy thriller Acceptable Risk will make its Canadian broadcast premiere next month as a new Super Channel Original Series Read more

Stingray wraps up $40M share offering
MONTREAL - Stingray said Tuesday that it has successfully completed a bought deal offering of an aggregate of 4,348,000 subordinate voting shares worth $40 million. Read more

Cisco to acquire BroadSoft for $1.9B
SAN JOSE, CA – Cisco Systems is buying software maker BroadSoft Inc. for approximately $1.9 billion. Read more

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