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HERITAGE COMMITTEE: Bell explains why local news needs help, now
OTTAWA – The local news business, while still attracting eyeballs, has ceased working from a financial perspective, Bell Canada told a Parliamentary committee on Tuesday. Read more

Conventional networks' revenues drop 2.6% in 2015: CRTC
OTTAWA–GATINEAU – Despite a decrease in expenses, Canadian conventional television stations saw profits continue their downward slide in 2015, according to the CRTC’s latest statistical and financial report for this sector released Read more

Bell Media adds Gusto to its plate of specialty services
TORONTO and OTTAWA – Bell Media has gobbled up the Gusto brand in Canada and will launch its own food-centric channel later this year, the broadcaster said Wednesday. Read more

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Shaw Go WiFi arrives in Saskatoon
SASKATOON - Shaw Communications is now offering free WiFi service with guest access to visitors at Saskatoon’s City Hall, the downtown transit terminal, and several City leisure facilities. Read more

Rawlco’s Rawlinson honoured with Saskatchewan Order of Merit
REGINA – Rawlco Radio CEO Gordon Rawlinson has been named as one of the 2016 recipients of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province’s highest honour. Read more

Service speed, WiFi, pricing, top influencers of consumers’ satisfaction with broadband: survey
VANCOUVER – Only one-third of U.S. Read more

Telus’ spending in Ontario zeros in on Toronto, Ottawa
TORONTO and OTTAWA - Telus will invest $62 million in new infrastructure and facilities in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and $30.5 million in Ottawa, Hull and Gatineau this year, the company said Tuesday. Read more

Stingray expands distribution agreement with Comcast
MONTREAL - Stingray Digital Group is providing new music selections to Comcast that will help the U.S. Read more

Q1 profits up 83% at Newcap
DARTMOUTH – Strong listener ratings at Newfoundland Capital Corporation’s stations in Toronto and Ottawa helped to power the radio broadcaster's first quarter revenues and profits. Read more

Pre-register now for CommTech West
CALGARY - With less than a month to go until CommTech West, attendees have until May 30 to pre-register online, or wait and pay extra to register at the door. Read more

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