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The Podcast: CRTC chairman Ian Scott (Part I)
"We need new tools to deal with the new environment" IAN SCOTT IS already two years through his five-year mandate as chair of the CRTC. Read more

New Cabinet: Rookie MP handed heritage portfolio; Bains remains at renamed ISED
OTTAWA – Amid new portfolio names and no major change to Navdeep Bains’ duties, one big surprise in the unveiling of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new post-election cabinet on Wednesday was the appointment of well-known Quebec Read more

ANALYSIS: We need MVNOs because we’re talking about better wireless for everyone
THE DISCUSSIONS ABOUT the Canadian wireless industry and the merits (or perils) of new competition from Mobile Virtual Network Operators can leave your head spinning. Read more

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CTAM Broadcaster Forum: There's room for multiple OTT winners
TORONTO – “The notion that there is going to be a static number of (over-the-top) winners and losers, or there’s a shared wallet of three or four or five winners and then a line’s drawn and everyone else loses — I don’t even think Read more

Channel Zero launches studio division
TORONTO – Canadian media company Channel Zero today announced the launch of Channel Zero Studios. Read more

Happy with court order blocking piracy sites, ATN says it will resume the fight
TORONTO – Asian Television Network, Canada's largest South Asian broadcaster, said Tuesday it is restarting its mission of eradicating intellectual property theft after last week’s Read more

CBC reverses radio decision in the North
YELLOWKNIFE – After two days of outcry in the Far North, the CBC today said it wouldn’t merge English-language morning radio newscasts in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Read more

Global wants us all to #ThankANurse
TORONTO – Ahead of the January series premiere of its new drama, Nurses, Global TV has Read more

Montreal’s LVL will help build out Noovo
MONTREAL - LVL, a Montreal-based provider of over-the-top video solutions and services, has been selected by Groupe V Média to build and expand the reach of their existing on-demand OTT platform. Read more

Bell Fund supports 101 projects and 87 producers in 2019
2019 contribution passes $15.1 million TORONTO and MONTREAL – The board of the Bell Fund this week announced its most recent round of applications for the Short-Form Non-Fiction Program. Read more

Allstream launches new managed IT solution
TORONTO – Allstream today IT CloudView, which is designed to be a complete customized IT environment management system. Read more

Rogers adds Amazon Prime Video to Ignite TV
TORONTO – Today the Amazon Prime Video joins other popular streaming apps, like Netflix and YouTube, on Rogers Communications’ Ignite TV platform. Read more

Curiouscast launches a furry new podcast
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment’s Curiouscast this week launched Celebrity Pawcast. Read more

SiriusXM's on demand content now available on Amazon smart speakers
TORONTO – SiriusXM and Amazon announced today SiriusXM's on demand library is now available to subscribers with Amazon Alexa and Echo devices, as well as several third-party devices with Alexa built-in. Read more

WCT award nominations open
TORONTO – The annual Women in Communications and Technology awards honour women, men and companies who have demonstrated outstanding achievements, leadership and support for the advancement of women in the digital economy. Read more

Cold winter on the way, says Weather Network
OAKVILLE – Snow and below zero temperatures have come early for much of Canada, and it looks like the cold snap is a preview of what’s on the horizon this winter, according to The Weather Network/MétéoMédia. Read more

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