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Group license reconsideration decision coming this week
Feds demanded CRTC take another look GATINEAU – Back on May 15, 2017, the CRTC issued a series of Read more

Quebec government appeals website blocking decision
QUEBEC - As reported by last week, the government of Quebec has now appealed the Read more

CRTC opens online survey into telecom sales practices
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC has launched an online survey to help Canadians share their experiences with the sales practices of the country’s large telecommunications service Read more

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Feds seek new CRTC commissioner for Quebec
OTTAWA - The federal government has begun its search for a new CRTC commissioner for Quebec, just under a year to go before current commissioner Yves Dupras’ term expires on August 10, 2019. Read more

CMF triggers $1.4B in production activity in 2017/18: annual report
Women filled over 40% of key leadership roles in TV productions TORONTO - Every one dollar invested by the Canada Media Fund (CMF) to support Canada’s audiovisual industry generated $4.14 in production activity, the highest leverage Read more

Sportsnet has all the Canucks, Oilers and Flames games
TORONTO – With just over two months until puck drop, Sportsnet announced that it will ice every regular season game played by the Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames in the 2018-19 NHL season. Read more

ACTRA announces new public policy, communications director
TORONTO - Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) has named Lisa Blanchette as its new public policy and communications director. Read more

CRTC also renews AMI-audio, AMI-tv, AMI-télé as must-carry
OTTAWA - The CRTC has renewed the broadcasting licences of AMI-audio, AMI-tv and AMI-télé, as well as their orders for mandatory distribution. Read more

Telesat’s new Telstar 19 Vantage satellite ready for commercial service
OTTAWA – Just weeks after its launch, Telesat’s new Telstar 19 Vantage high throughput satellite (HTS) is fully operational at 63 degrees West and has entered commercial service. Read more

Creative industries, Feds, talk up CanCon in U.K.
EDINBURGH, UK - The Canadian arts and television industries were part of a Canadian presence this week at the Edinburgh Television Festival in an effort to deepen their connections in the U.K. Read more

Vues & Voix’s Canal M renewed as a must-carry
OTTAWA – The CRTC has renewed the licence of Canal M, the national French-language audio programming undertaking, as well as its Read more

Gave Lindo to head up CBC’s OTT strategy
TORONTO – CBC has promoted Gave Lindo to executive director of OTT programming. Read more

CTV News Vancouver unveils new talent amidst refresh
VANCOUVER - CTV News Vancouver has unveiled the final phase of its major refresh of its locally focused newscasts with a slate of new talent. Read more

Twitter signs more video content deals
NEW YORK – Twitter unveiled two new video content deals Thursday that it says will be available to Canadian audiences. Read more

Telus Health adds string of private health clinics with Medisys acquisition
TORONTO – Telus Health has bought Montreal-based corporate healthcare service provider Medisys Health Group. Read more

eStruxture, IX Reach, team up on enhanced connectivity solutions
MONTREAL - Network and cloud-neutral data center provider eStruxture Data Centers is strengthening its relationship with wholesale carrier services and connectivity provider Read more

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