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Cartt.ca Podcast; Barbara Williams, EVP and COO, Corus Entertainment
A Cartt.ca Exclusive ONE OF THE MOST powerful TV executives in Canada says she’s responsible for one thing – Read more

Telecommunications complaints spike up after three years in decline, says CCTS
Internet complaints on the rise; PIAC wants a new code of conduct OTTAWA – The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) said today it saw an 11% increase in the number of complaints received from Canadian Read more

Connecting the North: Connect to Innovate is just a "drop in the bucket" as a broadband solution
OTTAWA – A senior government official acknowledged during a Parliamentary committee appearance Thursday morning that the federal government’s $500 million Connect to Innovate (CTI) program won’t do enough to bring broadband to all Read more

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COMMENTARY: Why Creative Canada is one of the most important policies in our history
Reunites art and technology for a brighter future SEPTEMBER 28 WAS ONE of the most important days in Canadian history and we missed it. Read more

Super Channel given another four months by the court
EDMONTON – CCAA-protected pay TV provider Super Channel last month had its protection order extended until February 28th, 2018. Read more

Supreme Court will hear Rogers' appeal in Voltage Pictures case
TORONTO – The Supreme Court of Canada granted Rogers Communications’ application for leave to appeal a lower court ruling which said the company could not charge copyright owners a fee to track down suspected movie and TV content pirates. Read more

CRTC tells Rogers Media to uphold local programming commitment on OMNI's Quebec feed
OTTAWA – The CRTC has turned down a request from Rogers Media seeking to decrease local programming on the Quebec feed of its multilingual multi-ethnic discretionary service OMNI Regional. Read more

Electric vehicles, beehives, help lessen CBC/Radio-Canada’s environmental load
OTTAWA – Decreases in CO2 emissions and water consumption helped to boost results in the CBC/Radio-Canada’s latest corporate Environmental Performance Report. Read more

North American hosted IP telephony, UCaaS market sees “healthy growth”: report
SANTA CLARA, CA - Customer demand for more flexible technology consumption models to support digital transformation projects is helping to fuel growth in the North American hosted Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and unified communications as a Read more

Groupe V Media adds Catherine Vidal as brand manager, content
MONTREAL - Groupe V Media has named Catherine Vidal to the position of brand manager, content, effective immediately. Read more

CommTech Shows seek seminars, papers for 2018 shows
TORONTO - The annual Canadian CommTech Show and Seminars has extended its deadline for proposals for technical seminars, forums and workshops to be offered during both shows in 2018. Read more

Ottawa launches 5G test site
OTTAWA – The City of Ottawa is teaming up with the federal government on a new 5G test site at Ottawa City Hall. Read more

Radio hearing for Grimsby/Beamsville, Georgina kicks off Tuesday in Toronto
OTTAWA – The CRTC is heading to Toronto next week to consider new radio applications vying to serve Ontario’s Grimsby/Beamsville region as well as the town of Georgina. Read more

Canada accepts TV5 presidency for 2018-19
OTTAWA – Canada’s move to take on the presidency of international French-language television network TV5 could prove to be a boon for Canadian content creators. Read more

Rogers improves wireless service for Tsawwassen shoppers
DELTA, BC - Rogers and Fido customers shopping at Tsawwassen Mills are now enjoying improved wireless service. Read more

Canadian creative industry stakeholders take firm stand against harassment
TORONTO – Canada’s creative community is adopting a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying, and violence in the industry. Read more

Shannon Valliant named CFO at Boat Rocker Media
TORONTO – Former Rogers exec Shannon Valliant has joined Boat Rocker Media in the newly created position of chief financial officer. Read more

Rogers, Shaw, Videotron on sidelines of Comcast’s X1 patent dispute
A PATENT DISPUTE OVER Comcast’s X1 operating system could have a wide-ranging impact on Canadian cablecos' plans to rollout the set-tops here. Read more

Still short of funding goal, PIAC issues another appeal
OTTAWA – Despite an urgent appeal for funding earlier this month, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) is still far from reaching its Read more

CPAC’s Catherine Cano among Canada’s most powerful women: WXN
OTTAWA - CPAC president Catherine Cano has been recognized by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) with one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Awards in Read more


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