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Global News cancels 16X9, announces more changes in news production
Will bring Corus Radio newsrooms, Global TV, closer TORONTO – Global News announced Tuesday it has cancelled its award-winning newsmagazine show 16X9 and announced some other news changes as well. Read more

Wholesale fibre: CRTC denies Bell’s Review and Vary request (Allstream’s, too)
GATINEAU – In an unsurprising decision, the CRTC denied Bell Canada’s request to review and vary the decision which gives third party independent Internet service providers access to incumbent networks’ newest fibre infrastructure. Read more

Feds unveil expert advisory group for culture review
OTTAWA - Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Mélanie Joly has named a dozen representatives from the Canadian arts and culture sectors as her expert advisory group to assist during her extensive Read more

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CCTS mulls options to boost public awareness
OTTAWA - The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) appears to have a little work to do in order to raise its profile and public awareness. Read more

SiriusXM Canada, five other companies fined $1.23M for telemarketing
OTTAWA-GATINEAU - SiriusXM Canada is among six Canadian companies that have paid a total of $1.23M as part of settlements over violations to Canada's telemarketing rules, the CRTC said Wednesday. Read more

Rogers Media names new TSC president
TORONTO – Attention shoppers, Anne Martin-Vachon has been named the new president of The Shopping Channel (TSC) effective August 16, Rogers Media said Wednesday. Read more

MTS receives court approval for BCE acquisition
WINNIPEG – MTS said Wednesday that it has received a final order from the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench approving its proposed $3.9 billion acquisition by BCE. Read more

Stingray Music coming to Sonos, Chromecast, tablets
MONTREAL - Stingray Digital Group is offering music lovers even more ways to enjoy its Stingray Music products whether at home and on-the-go. Read more

Videotron readies new Giga Internet service
MONTREAL – Videotron is launching a new Internet service that will offer residential and business customers Internet connection speeds of up to 940 Mbps. Read more

CMPA announces new VP communications, marketing
OTTAWA - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) has named Andrew Addison as its VP of communications and marketing. Read more

Vice-chair broadcasting opening finally posted
OTTAWA – The federal government has finally kicked off its search for a new vice-chairperson of broadcasting, some seven months after former chair Tom Pentefountas Read more

Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund supports 10 new feature-film projects
TORONTO - Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund will support 10 new feature-film projects through its Equity Investment Program. Read more

Blue Ant International shops original lifestyle series
TORONTO – Blue Ant International has secured several new deals for its original lifestyle series in markets that include the U.S., Latin America and India. Read more

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