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CMF triggers $1.4B in production activity in 2016/17: annual report
TORONTO – Every one dollar invested by the Canada Media Fund (CMF) to support Canada’s audiovisual industry generated $3.99 in production activity, the highest leverage ratio since the CMF was created in 2010, according to the CMF’s Read more

Rogers improves LTE coverage in Alberta
CALGARY - Rogers Communications is increasing its LTE coverage in Lethbridge and between Banff and Calgary to provide Rogers and Fido customers with faster speeds and more seamless network connectivity. Read more

Non-compliant, unreachable Ontario radio broadcaster receives two year licence renewal
OTTAWA – Despite not being able to reach the Native radio station CKBK-FM Thamesville, the CRTC still renewed its broadcasting licence for another two years. Read more

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Sportsnet campaign aims to connect Canadians through sports
TORONTO – Sportsnet has unveiled a new brand campaign that seeks to recognize sport as a powerful connector that brings diverse communities together. Read more

CTV to air Invictus Games ceremonies, including performance by Bruce Springsteen
TORONTO – CTV will air the star-studded opening and closing ceremonies of the 2017 Invictus Games next month, which will include performances from Bruce Springsteen, Alessia Cara, Sarah McLachlan and Bryan Adams, among others. Read more

Super Channel takes a ‘Gap Year’ starting September 14
EDMONTON - Super Channel has acquired the UK comedy drama Gap Year from Entertainment One. Read more

City readies slate of fall premieres
TORONTO – City is set to roll out its new fall TV schedule starting September 10 with a lineup that includes four new series, three new-to-City series, two live musical events, and 17 returning favourites. Read more

Dejero, Intelsat partnership offers TV broadcasters simplified options for live coverage
WATERLOO, ON – Dejero is teaming up with Virginia-based communications satellite services provider Intelsat to offer broadcasters a new blended cellular and Ku-band IP solution to enable Read more

OAB broadens radio awards category
TORONTO - The Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB) has expanded its annual radio awards to include two new categories, the Best In Class Sales Award and the Creative Award. Read more

Canadian broadcaster Pat Mayo recruited by DraftKings
TORONTO – Pat Mayo is joining the new media and content team of Boston-based daily fantasy sports content provider DraftKings. Read more

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