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The Podcast: Mark Montefiore, New Metric Media (makers of Letterkenny)
Both Don Cherry and John Doyle like what Mark Montefiore’s company is making. Read more

Barbara Williams named CBC EVP
TORONTO – Former Corus Entertainment exec Barbara Williams is joining the CBC as its executive vice-president effective May 1st. Read more

Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media
By Maite Taboada and Fatemeh Torabi Asr Read more

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Bell, City of Markham partner on Smart City program
MARKHAM, ON - The City of Markham is teaming up with Bell on an Internet of Things (IoT) initiative that it says will improve the efficiency of municipal operations and City services for residents. Read more

SiriusXM joins drivers in all International Truck’s on-highway models
TORONTO - SiriusXM radios are now standard equipment in Canada on International Truck's entire collection of on-highway tractors, including the LoneStar, LT Series (pictured) and RH Series. Read more

CIRA upgrades Canada's domain to Fury Registry Platform
OTTAWA - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has completed the modernization of the .CA registry after upgrading to the Fury Registry Platform. Read more

WIFT-T names Karen Bruce as new executive director
TORONTO - Karen Bruce will become executive director of Women In Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) beginning April 4, replacing Heather Webb who resigned at the end of December. Read more

CBC seeks emerging comedic talent
TORONTO – CBC has a kicked off a cross-country search for the next generation of Canadian comedic talent. Read more

Early bird registration opens for Canadian CommTech show
TORONTO - Register now for the Canadian CommTech East show that will take place April 16 – 17, 2019 at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga Read more

WildBrain launches new kids channels on Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku
LONDON, UK - DHX Media's digital kids' network and studio WildBrain has launched four new channels on Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku that are now available in Canada and the U.S. Read more

Shaw upgrades fibre network with Fujitsu 1Finity platform, Virtuora software
CALGARY – Shaw Communications is crediting technology from Fujitsu Network Communications for helping to boost the capacity and scalability of its fibre-optic Read more

Rogers improves wireless service in select areas of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Alberta
TORONTO – Rogers said Tuesday that it has upgraded its wireless service in parts of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec and Alberta as part of its multi-year network plan to bring gigabit LTE and 5G to its customers. Read more

CNOC challenge to CRTC’s wholesale wireline services decision advances to second stage
OTTAWA – The CRTC is gearing up to address the second stage of an application filed by the Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC) Read more

Glass blowing competition series heats up Makeful’s freeview
TORONTO – An original new competition series featuring the art of glass blowing will headline Makeful’s free preview. Read more

9 Story Media Group buys Asian animation studio
TORONTO - 9 Story Media Group has acquired PT Bali Animation Studio and PT Bali Animasi Solusi Ekakarsa (collectively known as BASE), a full service CGI animation studio located in Bali, Indonesia. Read more

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