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Copyright Act review begins soon
OTTAWA – The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology last week announced a work plan under which it will conduct the statutorily mandated review of the Copyright Act (it’s required every five years). Read more

Joly to announce new CBC CEO?
OTTAWA – At 9:15 Tuesday morning, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly will “make an important announcement about the future leadership of CBC/Radio-Canada.” Read more

Canadians will receive emergency alerts via mobile devices starting this week
OTTAWA and GATINEAU - All wireless service providers must be ready and able to distribute wireless public emergency alert messages on their LTE networks in Canada by April 6, as was directed by the CRTC. Read more

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TFO, Radio-Canada and Frima Originals launch Canadian comic book hero series
TORONTO – Three Canadian partners, Groupe Média TFO, ICI Radio-Canada Télé and Frima Originals, have for the first time adapted the surreal world of Jon Le Bon for television and digital platforms. Read more

CBC Sports, DAZN Canada partner on Commonwealth Games coverage
TORONTO – CBC Sports is teaming up with sports streaming service DAZN Canada on Canadian broadcast coverage of the XXI Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast from April 4 – 15. Read more

Bell Media buys majority interest in Pinewood Toronto Studios
TORONTO – Bell Media is acquiring a majority stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios and plans to add more than 50,000 square metres to the massive complex. Read more

DHX Media takes ‘Teletubbies’ brand to South Korea with broadcast, toy deals
HALIFAX – Teletubbies will make their debut in South Korea this spring after DHX Media’s dedicated brand management and consumer products arm signed its first broadcast and consumer products deals in the country. Read more

CRTC to consider Newcap’s proposed buy of two New Glasgow radio stations
DARTMOUTH – Newcap Radio is asking the CRTC to approve its purchase of FM radio stations CKEC-FM and CKEZ-FM New Glasgow, NS from Hector Broadcasting for $2.7 million. Read more

CommTech Awards Gala tickets on sale now
TORONTO – There’s only two weeks left to purchase tickets for the first ever CommTech ICT Awards Gala set for April 16. Read more


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NAB Show 2018
April 6, 2019 to April 11, 2019
Las Vegas Convention Center

Canadian Independent Telecommunications Association 2019 Showcase
April 7, 2019 to April 9, 2019
Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls, Ont.

CommTech East 2018
April 16, 2018 to April 18, 2018
Mississauga Convention Centre, Mississauga, ON

CommTech Awards Gala 2018
April 16, 2018
Mississauga Convention Centre, Mississauga, ON

Canadian Music Week
May 6, 2019 to May 12, 2019
Toronto, Ont.

CommTech Charity Golf Tournament 2018
May 15, 2018
Valley Ridge Golf Club, Calgary, AB

CommTech West 2018
May 16, 2018 to May 17, 2018
Coast Plaza Hotel & Convention Centre, Calgary, AB

RTDNA Canada 2019 National Conference & Awards Gala
May 10, 2019 to May 11, 2019
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

Canadian Telecom Summit 2019
June 3, 2019 to June 5, 2019
The International Centre, Toronto

Western Association of Broadcasters Conference
June 5, 2019 to June 6, 2019
Banff, AB

Banff World Media Festival 2019
June 9, 2019 to June 12, 2019
Banff Springs Hotel, Banff AB

Mobile World Congress Americas
October 22, 2019 to October 24, 2019
Los Angeles, Calif.

IBC 2019
September 12, 2019 to September 17, 2019
RAI, Amsterdam

CCSA Connect 2018
September 17, 2018 to September 19, 2018
Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews by-the-Sea, N.B.

Future of TV Advertising Canada Forum 2018
September 19, 2018 to September 20, 2018
Toronto

CCBE Annual conference
September 27, 2018 to September 30, 2018
Kingbridge Conference Centre. King City, Ont.

MIPCOM 2019
October 14, 2019 to October 17, 2019
Cannes, France

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2018
October 22, 2018 to October 25, 2018
Atlanta, Ga.

International Institute of Communications Canadian Chapter annual conference
October 31, 2018 to November 1, 2018
Shaw Centre. Ottawa

2018 Canadian ISP Summit
November 5, 2018 to November 7, 2018
Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel