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COMMENTARY: Double, secret confidentiality
OTT players were granted a new level of confidentiality, but to what end? SO, DID THE GLOBAL digital media powers respond to the CRTC’s request for their data by the March 2nd deadline? Read more

OPINION: Leave the Acts alone
THE PROPOSED REVIEW of our communications acts is about to proceed, but the problem is finding a significant issue that legislative change would solve. Read more

CityWest unveils fastest Internet plan to date
BULKLEY VALLEY and TERRACE EAST, BC - CityWest has launched a faster Internet product, known as Quantum 250, to residential customers in eight of its markets. Read more

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Rogers’ low-cost Internet program available across footprint after launching in Ontario’s Peel region
Monthly data usage cap boosted to 100 GB BRAMPTON, ON - Rogers Communications’ inexpensive Internet service is now available in all of its service areas after rolling out Tuesday in in Ontario's Peel Region. Read more

Rogers Media launches local news service in Ottawa
OTTAWA - Residents in the nation's capital now have a new source for local news with the launch of Read more

Twitter to stream Paralympic Winter Games 2018
TORONTO - Twitter Canada is making it easier for Canadians to follow events from the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. Read more

BlackBerry hits Facebook with patent infringement suit
WATERLOO, ON - BlackBerry is suing Facebook and its subsidiaries WhatsApp and Instagram for allegedly copying technology and features from BlackBerry Messenger. Read more

NFB on track to hit gender parity objectives ahead of schedule
MONTREAL – Just ahead of International Women’s Day, the National Film Board of Canada said that it has all but achieved its gender parity Read more

Melissa Kajpust elevated to programming VP at Super Channel
EDMONTON – Super Channel has promoted Melissa Kajpust to the position of vice-president of programming. Read more

Cogeco Program Development Fund wraps up after investing almost $55M in Canadian projects
MONTREAL - The Cogeco Program Development Fund took its final bow after 25 years of supporting the development and production of Canadian series, TV movies, pilots, and web series. Read more

Former eOne exec Heidi Schorn joins Alibi Entertainment
TORONTO - Alibi Entertainment has named Heidi Schorn as director of development, effective immediately. Read more

Profits up, revenues down at TVA
MONTREAL – Quebecor’s broadcaster/TV producer/publisher TVA Group reported last week that it posted $9.2 million in net income attributable to shareholders in the fourth quarter, up from $5.7 million in the same period in 2016. Read more INVESTIGATES: Competition law principles are lacking in broadcasting
Part VII in our series on rewriting the Broadcasting and Telecom Acts THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING ecosystem has entered a challenging era, but it’s not only the digital shift that has caused upheaval. Read more enquête: Les principes de droit de la concurrence font défaut en radiodiffusion
7e partie dans notre série sur la révision des Lois sur la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications LE SYSTÈME DE RADIODIFFUSION canadien est entré dans une ère de changements, mais il n’y a pas que la Read more

ACTRA names Rita Shelton Deverell 2018 Woman Of The Year
TORONTO - The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) has chosen Canadian artist, broadcaster and television producer/director Dr. Read more

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