Top Stories Podcast: Claude Joli-Coeur, government film commissioner and chair, National Film Board of Canada
Listen in as Bill Roberts interviews Claude Joli-Coeur, the government film Read more

Budget 2017: Review of Broadcasting Act, Telecommunications Act is on the way
OTTAWA – While some might say that a review of the Broadcasting Act and Telecom Act has more or less already begun with Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly’s “everything is on the table” consultations on Canadian Content in a Digital World, Read more

CRTC honours Canadian communications sector innovators
GATINEAU - In honour of Canada’s 150 birthday, the CRTC unveiled the names of 23 trailblazers that have helped shape the Canadian communications system. Read more

More Breaking Stories

Canadians lodge more complaints over accuracy in advertising: ASC
TORONTO – Canadian consumers complained more about advertising in 2016, particularly about ads that they believe are inaccurate, misleading, or do not clearly disclose all details and important conditions of an offer, says the Advertising Read more

Chillico the chatbot helps Videotron's customers choose what to watch
MONTREAL – Videotron customers are meeting Chillico, a Facebook Messenger chatbot designed to help them select what to watch. Read more

Iristel, Kepler, partner on M2M services linking satellites with wire, wireless networks
TORONTO - Iristel Inc. Read more

CRTC regulatory costs dip to $29.7M this year
OTTAWA – The CRTC estimates that its regulatory costs under section 9(1) of the broadcasting regulations will total $29.723 million for the 2017-2018 fiscal Read more

OUTtv rolls out new OTT streaming subscription service
VANCOUVER - OUTtv has launched an over-the-top video subscription service known as OUTtvGo as part of strategic efforts to expand its offerings beyond its linear channel. Read more

Telefilm announces new Board vice-chair
MONTREAL - Telefilm Canada has named G. Grant Machum as vice-chair of its Board, replacing Elise Orenstein whose mandate ended in December 2016. Read more

BeIN Sports Canada kicks off spring freeview
TORONTO - Canadian sports fans now have an all-access pass to beIN Sports during a free preview on now through April 19. Read more

TVO’s migrant labour doc awarded Canadian Hillman Prize for Journalism
TORONTO - TVO documentary Migrant Dreams has been awarded the 2017 Canadian Hillman Prize for Journalism in recognition of the difference that it has made to the lives of Canadians. Read more

Fibre-optic infrastructure investments fuel competition in Canadian broadband sector, says Moody’s
TORONTO - Competition between Canada’s telecommunications and cable companies will rise to unprecedented levels in the coming years as companies keep spending to improve their network fibre-optic infrastructure, according to a new report from Read more

Cogeco launches TiVo 4K service, TSN 4K
MONTREAL – Cogeco Connexion rolled out a new TiVo 4K PVR Tuesday as well as added TSN 4K to its channel lineup. Read more

CFL beefs up live coverage of 2017 Combine
REGINA – The Canadian Football League (CFL) is adding more analysis and camera angles to its coverage of this weekend’s 2017 CFL Combine. Read more

Corus Studios bakes up sweet new lifestyle series ahead of MIPTV
TORONTO - Corus Studios will be shopping a new food travelogue series at MIPTV in addition to a number of unscripted lifestyle series. Read more

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May 30, 2017
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June 22, 2017
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San Francisco, Calif

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2017 Canadian Wireless Trade Show
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