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CRTC vice-chair telecom Peter Menzies stepping down
GATINEAU – In an email to staff this morning, the CRTC’s vice-chair, telecommunications Peter Menzies announced he is resigning as of July 15th, 2017. Read more

BlueSky TV drives Q3 cable gains at Shaw, first lift in seven years
CALGARY – Shaw Communications credited its BlueSky TV for an increase in cable TV subscribers for the first time since 2010. Read more

SaskTel CEO Ron Styles to retire July 1
REGINA – SaskTel president and CEO Ron Styles will retire from his position effective July 1, 2017. Read more

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Happy Canada Day!
THERE IS A TON of stuff going on across the country to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and we at are taking part in as much of it as we can. Read more

WGC ask Feds to reject CRTC’s “deeply flawed and harmful decisions”
TORONTO – The Writers Guild of Canada is appealing to Cabinet to reject the CRTC’s “potentially disastrous” Read more

Financing, slow consumer adoption, hinder Canadian VR industry: study
TORONTO – While the virtual reality sector is still in the early stages of its development, there has been a 22% increase in the number of Canadian companies working in the VR landscape since 2014, says the initial findings of a report Read more

Q3 revenues at Corus climb 28% as profits top $66M
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment CEO Doug Murphy says the company is making progress on its goal of “returning to growth” after posting double-digit gains in third quarter revenues and profits. Read more

Global News readies three hour special from Canada’s official birthday celebration
OTTAWA – Global News is readying a live broadcast of Saturday’s Canada Day celebrations from Parliament Hill. Read more

BeWhere, Huawei, develop first Canadian mobile-IoT sensor
SHANGHAI - Canadian industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions company BeWhere Inc. is teaming up with Huawei to develop Mobile IoT Low Power Wide Area (M-IoT LPWA) applications to enable the deployment of smart cities technologies. Read more

CCSA signs five-year agreement for Seasons
QUISPAMSIS, NB - The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) has finalized a five-year master affiliate agreement with Thema Canada Inc. Read more

CFL, Twitter stream new weekly show
TORONTO – The Canadian Football League (CFL) says it’s the first Canadian sports property to team up with Twitter Canada on a live streaming deal. Read more

Videotron unveils new SVP, CFO
MONTREAL – Videotron has named Philippe Cloutier as senior vice president and chief financial officer, replacing Hugues Simard who left the organization last month for a role at Indigo Books & Music. Read more

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