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CTS 2017: Telecom execs tangle over Minister's call for lower prices
TORONTO—ISED Minister Navdeep Bains' clarion call Monday for the Canadian telecom industry to Read more

CTS 2017: FCC chairman Pai says policy makers don’t lead "breakthrough advances"
TORONTO – Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai told Canadian Telecom Summit delegates that regulators have to get out of the way when it comes to innovation. Read more

Upfronts 2017: Rogers Media set to get back into streaming TV after Shomi
Modernized OMNI on the way, too TORONTO – Watch this (digital) space. Read more

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New strategic partnership will see Bell Media sell a channel
Wow Unlimited Media and Bell announce kids and youth tie-up TORONTO and VANCOUVER - Wow Unlimited Media and Bell Media announced late Wednesday they have entered into a term sheet where Wow will buy a Category B specialty service from Read more

CTS 2017: Why telcos must be more vocal on privacy
TORONTO – Canadian communications providers have to become leaders in the debate about the importance of privacy and cyber security to educate consumers, an expert has told a telecom conference. Read more

Les Indépendantes: Elles confondent les Conseillers (et autres) depuis plus de 30 ans
Cable Cable n’est PAS propriétaire des Raptors IL Y EUT UN MOMENT marquant lors de l’audience du CRTC sur les services téléphoniques de base qui a bien montré comment les indépendantes gèrent leurs entreprises différemment des Read more

CTV expands 5 p.m. weeknight newscasts to all local stations
TORONTO – CTV is shoring up its local news coverage, announcing Wednesday that CTV News broadcasts at 5 p.m. Read more

Upfronts 2017: CTV readies 5 dramas, 3 comedies, 1 dramedy; CTV Two picks up NFL Sunday and Thursday nights
TORONTO – Bell Media-owned CTV promised new series on six out of seven nights starting this fall, including five new dramas, one dramedy and three comedies. Read more

CRTC’s Harroun says company compliance programs best way to navigate CASL, telemarketing regs
TORONTO – Companies that market products and services to Canadians should establish their own internal compliance program to ensure that they abide by the country’s anti-spam legislation and the unsolicited telecommunications rules, said CRTC Read more

Telus pledges $750,000 as technology, innovation partner of Nature Conservancy of Canada
TORONTO – Telus has struck a technology and innovation partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to support its conservation efforts in all 10 provinces. Read more

ACTRA joins coalition asking Feds to put "creators at the heart of future policy”
TORONTO - ACTRA and its recording artists’ collecting society, known as ACTRA RACS, have joined a coalition of Canadian writers, performers and songwriters aiming to draw government attention to the challenges facing cultural creators in the Read more

Telecon, Chemco, spawn new telecommunication infrastructure company
MONTREAL - Telecon and Chemco are joining forces to create a new telecommunication infrastructure company in Alberta. Read more

Upfronts 2017: City adds 12 new titles, including 3 new Canadian series
TORONTO – Headlined by three new Canadian titles, Rogers-owned City announced its fall and winter programming slate Tuesday, which also includes five new comedies and four new dramas. Read more

Newcap receives CRTC approval to buy Kamloops’ NL Broadcasting
DARMOUTH - Newfoundland Capital Corporation subsidiary Newcap Inc. Read more

Omnia Media’s new original shorts find home on CBC Life
TORONTO - Blue Ant Media’s Omnia Media announced the launch of its digital production studio and a slate of new original short-form and long-form content. Read more

Rogers Media touts new “brand-safe” options for advertisers
TORONTO – Rogers Media Sales unveiled two new deals for advertisers Tuesday that it says will expand reach and deliver “brand-safe premium-content environments”. Read more

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