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CRTC Broadband Fund applications call for big investment in Far North broadband and wireless
GATINEAU – The first call for applications for Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, and all other satellite-communications-dependent communities in Canada closed on October 3. Read more

Canadians visits to piracy sites climb, as does their risk of malware
TORONTO – The Motion Picture Association of Canada has published a study which shows a growing number of Canadians are visiting illegal streaming sites and exposing themselves to cyber attacks. Read more

Green Party extends cultural protection policy to Quebec
Would let the province veto future Netflix-type deals OTTAWA – In the most detailed plan yet on broadcasting from any of any of the major political parties during the federal election campaign, the Green Party has Read more

More Breaking Stories

SaskTel workers remain on picket lines
REGINA — On October 4 nearly 5,000 workers at SaskTel, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskWater, DirectWest, SecurTek, and the province’s Water Security Agency went on strike. Read more

Global Lethbridge moves downtown
LETHBRIDGE – Southern Alberta’s oldest television station, Global Lethbridge, officially moved to its new downtown space this week. Read more

Telus student workshop aims to build healthy relationships with tech
VANCOUVER – With its latest Telus Wise happiness workshop announced Wednesday, Telus is hoping to equip teens in grades 9 through 12 with the better skills and practices for ensuring mental resilience and well-being in our digital Read more

Canadian bread company wants to lock your phone out of dinner
TORONTO – Canada’s Ace Bakery wants Canadians to connect with each other at dinner time and has come up with the perfect solution, which is impeccably on-brand. Read more

Voters can ask CBC election questions via text
TORONTO – Global communications software provider IMImobile is collaborating with the CBC for Ask CBC News, a new text-messaging service which invites voters to send election-based questions to CBC News. Read more

Corus invests in Lethbridge College
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. Read more

Corus Studios racking up international sales
TORONTO – Corus Studios announced this week a number of new sales for its original lifestyle and unscripted content ahead of TV market MIPCOM. Read more

Canada's L-Spark to showcase security which meets GSMA's IoT guidelines
OTTAWA – A collective of Canadian startups will try to attract global attention next week as they exhibit new, innovative applications at Mobile World Congress 2019 Los Angeles. Read more

71% of Canadian companies impacted by a cyber-attack, says survey
OTTAWA – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority this week released its 2019 Cybersecurity Survey Report which says a large percentage of Canadian companies and other organizations have been affected by cyber-attacks in the past Read more

Family Channel turns creepy next week
TORONTO – Creeped Out, a series of eerie and intriguing tales all found by “The Curious”, a mysterious story collector who appears at the beginning and end of each episode, returns to Family Channel next Read more

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