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CCSA Connect: Seemingly endless challenges, and a load of ideas
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RADIO: What do long term ratings trends say about Edmonton and Calgary format flips?
RADIO RATINGS ANALYSIS is a complex task, as we noted last week. Read more

CCSA Connect: $750 million rural broadband fund announcement coming soon, says CRTC commissioner
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NAFTA worries: Quebec groups come out strong
CARTT.CA HAS MENTIONED EFFORTS by many in the cultural and media sectors to support the Read more

Videotron readying new low-cost wireless brand Fizz
MONTREAL – Videotron is trialling a new low-cost wireless flanker brand that will be known as Fizz. Read more

Supreme Court says ISPs can charge a fee to track down movie pirates
OTTAWA – In a decision issued today, the Supreme Court of Canada determined that An Internet service provider can recoup its costs from copyright owners who ask the Read more

Northwestel launching new broadband satellite network in Nunavut
IQALUIT – Northwestel will officially launch its new high-speed broadband satellite network serving Nunavut October 1st, the company announced this morning. Read more

Nathalie Théberge named CEO of Copyright Board
OTTAWA - Canadian Heritage staffer Nathalie Théberge has been named vice-chair and CEO of the Copyright Board for a five-year term beginning October 1. Read more

OMNI ICI to air Quebec provincial leaders' debate in Arabic
MONTREAL – Rogers Media’s OMNI ICI has announced plans to air Monday night’s Quebec party leaders’ debate in Arabic. Read more

Foodie competition ‘Iron Chef Canada’ debuts October 17
Food Network Canada available on national free preview in October TORONTO – Food Network Canada is cooking up the inaugural season of franchise Iron Chef Canada that will premiere on October 17 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. Read more

Bell Media's Harold Greenberg Fund offers script development support for 94 Canadian film projects
TORONTO - Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund wrapped up its fiscal year after supporting 94 Canadian film projects through its Script Development Program, representing an investment of more than $1 million. Read more

Global orders new medical drama, stat
TORONTO – Global has greenlit a new primetime medical drama as it continues to build its library of original series. Read more

Toronto radio host Jennifer Valentyne adds new show
TORONTO – Toronto media personality and Q107 radio host Jennifer Valentyne is adding a new gig, becoming permanent co-host of The Parenting Show on fellow Corus Radio station Global News Radio 640 Toronto. Read more

SSi Mobile now in 15 Nunavut communities
YELLOWKNIFE - SSi Micro has expanded in to its 15th wireless market in Nunavut. Read more

Jamie Orchard named assistant news director at Global Montreal
MONTREAL - Global Montreal senior anchor Jamie Orchard is adding assistant news director to her duties, effective immediately. Read more

DHX Media warns of losses topping $18M for Q4; final results coming September 25
But pledges to "earn back the confidence of shareholders" HALIFAX – DHX Media is projecting a fourth quarter net loss of between $18 million - $20 million, says a preview of its financial results for the three month period ending June Read more

TSN home to slate of regional Leafs, Habs, Sens and Jets games
TORONTO – TSN unveiled its slate of NHL games for the 2018-19 season Thursday, which includes regional matchups starring the Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, and Winnipeg Jets. Read more

Sportsnet to ice 56 Leafs games
TORONTO – With the NHL pre-season just days away, Sportsnet said Thursday that it will serve up 56 Toronto Maple Leafs games on TV, 41 on radio, and all 82 will be livestreamed during the 2018-19 NHL season. Read more

Canadian singer-songwriter Serena Ryder hits the airwaves on 13 Rogers Radio stations
TORONTO - Rogers Radio AC stations across the country will debut a new show later this month hosted by Canadian singer, songwriter and performer Serena Ryder (pictured). Read more

DAZN Canada fields new live show for footy fans
TORONTO – Sports streaming service DAZN Canada is launching a new live look-in show around its coverage of the 2018/2019 UEFA Champions League Soccer season. Read more

New music video fund aims to promote emerging recording artists, filmmakers
TORONTO - The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is partnering with RBC on a new initiative called the Music Video Production Project (MVP Project) to support and promote emerging Read more


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