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Internet Freedom Commentary: Will Canadians see greener Internet pastures in the USA?
IT IS ALMOST A DEFINING characteristic for Canadians to distinguish ourselves from our neighbors to the south. Read more

Rogers Community TV shutters more stations
TORONTO – Rogers Communications has pulled the plug on three more community cable TV stations in the Greater Toronto Area, and cut resources at many others across Ontario. Read more

Super Channel’s new esports channel launches Thursday
EDMONTON – Super Channel’s new channel for esports fans will debut Thursday to current Super Channel subscribers as Read more

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Bell, Rogers, Telus register to lobby SaskTel officials
REGINA – Bell, Rogers and Telus have reportedly registered to lobby SaskTel, something which came to light just days after a privatization bill was passed that allows the provincial government to sell up to 49% of the Crown corporation. Read more

CMPA elevates Shorten to SVP operations, member services, at BC Producers Branch
VANCOUVER - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) has promoted Liz Shorten to senior vice-president, operations and member services, BC Producers Branch. Read more

CHEK TV adds multiplatform news production
VICTORIA – CHEK TV has invested in a new production solution from Snell Advanced Media (SAM) as it moves towards delivering news via the web and social media, as well as traditional broadcast. Read more

Gusto cooks up three new series; preps more ‘One World Kitchen’
TORONTO - Three new original Canadian series from Gusto Worldwide Media are set to join Gusto’s slate of homegrown programming in 2017/2018, Bell Media said Tuesday. Read more

Stingray adds new SVP of mergers, acquisitions, strategic initiatives
MONTREAL - Stingray Digital Group has named Valery Zamuner as senior vice-president of mergers, acquisitions & strategic initiatives, effective May 23, 2017. Read more

Access nabs Regina Pats’ WHL Championship Series
REGINA – Access Communications is readying live coverage of the Regina Pats’ WHL Championship Series which kicks off Friday. Read more

TVO Kids' ‘Odd Squad’ scoops up five Daytime Emmys
TORONTO – TVO Kids' live-action math comedy series Odd Squad was recognized five awards at the 44th annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented on April 28 in Los Angeles. Read more

ATN says OTT, online options, to blame for 70% drop in 2016 profits
TORONTO - Asian Television Network (ATN) reported a net income of $58,524 on revenues of $5.81 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. Read more

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