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COMMENT: Quebec legislature denounces CRTC for doing its job
QUEBEC’S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY doesn’t want Canada’s broadcasting regulator to review regulations on broadcasting. Read more

Update #2: CRTC secretary general Traversy retiring; to be replaced by Danielle May-Cuconato
GATINEAU – After 27 years at the CRTC in various roles, secretary-general John Traversy has decided he will retire as of December 11, 2015. Read more

Facebook offers broadcasters new options
PALO ALTO, CA - With more TV viewers connecting on Facebook during their favorite broadcast programs, especially in primetime, the social media behemoth unveiled a new set of tools and resources aimed at broadcasters. Read more

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Research pitches Blue Jays as Canada's favourite team
TORONTO – With the Toronto Blue Jays gearing up for post-season play, new research from Charlton Strategic Research says the team is tops among Canadian sports fans. Read more

TSN opens new in-store studio in Toronto
TORONTO – TSN opened the doors to its new studio in Toronto Wednesday and proceeded to broadcast seven straight hours of live coverage surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs’ opening night game. Read more

DHX Television readies launch of Family CHRGD
TORONTO - DHX Television will launch Family CHRGD on October 9, the third and final network to be rebranded under the Family banner. Read more

SaskTel breaks ground on new Saskatoon data centre
REGINA - SaskTel has started construction of a new certified Tier III Data Centre in Saskatoon, bringing its total number of data centre locations in the province to seven. Read more

Bell Let's Talk joins Montreal to support expanded mental health services
MONTREAL - Bell Let's Talk announced grants totalling $125,000 to help nine mental health organizations expand their services, increasing access to care for Montréalers living with mental health problems. Read more

Recycle My Cell student challenge returns for sixth year
OTTAWA - The Recycle My Cell Student Challenge is back for a sixth year, so c’mon kids and gather up those old mobile devices. Read more

Community media to be feted at Community Media Convergence conference
OTTAWA - Organizers of the upcoming Community Media Convergence have announced the launch of Canada's first community multimedia festival, celebrating community media in the digital environment. Read more

CommTech Show calls for seminars, papers
TORONTO - The annual CommTech Show and Seminars are now accepting applications for sessions for both of their 2016 multi-industry communications shows. Read more

Rogers NHL GameCentre Live hits the ice for a second season
TORONTO – With the puck ready to drop on the 2015-16 NHL season, Rogers NHL GameCentre Live will offer more than 1,000 regular season games streamed online, plus every game of the playoffs and Stanley Cup final. Read more

Corus inks two U.S. broadcast deals for original content
CANNES – Corus Entertainment has nailed down two pre-market U.S. Read more

DHX Media serves up ‘Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs’ TV series to Turner Broadcasting
HALIFAX - DHX Media has signed a far-reaching deal with Turner Broadcasting for the new animated television series Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on the Sony Pictures Animation blockbuster film franchise. Read more

Lionsgate, Skydance Media strike global television distribution pact
VANCOUVER – Lionsgate has formed a global television distribution pact with U.S. Read more


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