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How an app helps the visually impaired navigate the world
TORONTO – For most of us, location-based augmented reality apps might be considered “nice to have”, entertaining technology that conjures up images of last summer’s Pokémon Go craze. Read more

Glick to step down from Rogers
TORONTO – Rogers Communications chief corporate affairs officer, Jacob Glick, is stepping down from his position, has learned. Read more

UPDATE #4: Bell Media restructuring again, cutting local TV, radio positions
TORONTO – Bell Media has entered another period of restructuring, has learned. Read more

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CRTC to review its wireless code starting Monday
GATINEAU – A four-day hearing will begin Monday morning as the CRTC dives into a review of its three-year old Wireless Code of Conduct. Read more

CBC will increase its value to Canadians, says new accountability plan
OTTAWA - CBC/Radio-Canada vowed to become more digital, more local, and more ambitious in its Canadian programming in a new plan detailing how it will spend the federal government’s reinvestment. Read more

Shaw brings BlueSky TV to Vancouver
VANCOUVER – Shaw introduced its new voice-controlled platform BlueSky TV to customers in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland on Wednesday. Read more

Google leads influential brands in Canada as CBC returns to top 10: Ipsos
TORONTO – Google retained top spot for the fifth year in the Top 10 Most Influential Brands in Canada, followed by Facebook and Microsoft, according to a study presented this week by the Institute of Read more

OAB's Career Development Day set for March 6
MARKHAM - The Ontario Association of Broadcasters will be holding its 12th annual Career Development Day on March 6, 2017. Read more

Violent show requires viewer advisories, later time slot: CBSC
OTTAWA – An episode of a science fiction series that contained numerous violent scenes should only have been broadcast after 9:00 PM and contain appropriate viewer advisories, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has ruled. Read more

Super Channel has creditor protection extended to May
EDMONTON – Allarco Entertainment 2008 Inc. Read more

Led by Internet audio streaming, SOCAN sets new revenue, distribution records for 2016
TORONTO – The success of Canadian music creators like The Weeknd, Drake and Alessia Cara helped to drive huge increases in music streaming revenues for 2016, according to the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada Read more

Rogers Radio, Seneca College renew radio internship
TORONTO - Rogers Media is once again teaming up with Seneca College on an internship program that allows students to gain on-air radio experience while earning a course credit. Read more

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