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Iristel readying TV launch
However, content deals are something of a struggle TORONTO – Iristel plays in many sandboxes in Canadian telecom. Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New data supports need for new Cancon support
I READ MAUREEN PARKER’s excellent Commentary “Revamped cultural policy needs facts, recent data” and her Read more

New fall conference to help bridge rural digital divide
NORTH BAY, Ont. Read more

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COMMENTARY: Canada will antagonize either the U.S. or China with wireless tech decision
THE NEXT BIG LEAP in wireless telecommunications is coming. Read more

Letting Rogers keep OMNI risks warping our democracy, says consumer group (updated)
GATINEAU – When the CRTC awarded a national, multilingual multiethnic discretionary service with mandatory carriage on basic to Rogers in May 2019, it Read more

Unifor says SaskTel's latest offer is "an insult" (updated)
REGINA – The bargaining committee for Unifor sure doesn’t like the latest offer made to its members by SaskTel. Read more

Kew Media continues growth
TORONTO – Film and TV producer Kew Media today reported second quarter revenue of $69.1 million, a 39% increase over Q2 2018. Read more

Another U.S. media mega-merger
NEW YORK – They’ve been together before, essentially share the same owner and a new merger has been rumoured for a very long time, but Viacom and CBS finally decided to get back together this week. Read more

Meloul hired away from Bell to lead TV at Radio-Canada
MONTREAL – Dany Meloul has been hired as general manager of television at Radio-Canada. Read more

630 CHED reveals new morning show
EDMONTON – Corus Radio’s news/talk station 630 CHED Edmonton announced today that Chelsea Bird and Shaye Ganam (pictured) will be the new co-hosts of the station’s morning show, effective September 3. Read more

Dejero EnGo delivers Ironman to Facebook Watch
WATERLOO – Video transport innovator Dejero recently helped deliver live coverage of the Ironman Australia race, the company said today. Read more

Council of Federal Accessibility Agencies launched
OTTAWA – The organizations responsible for enforcing the Accessible Canada Act (one of which is the CRTC) announced today the establishment of the Council of Federal Accessibility Agencies. Read more

DAZN and adidas launch ad sales partnership
TORONTO – Streamer DAZN this week announced a new deal with adidas Canada to bring the brand’s ‘Hardwired Pack’ advertising content to DAZN’s OTT, social and dot com assets. Read more

Feds to fund First Nation doc
KITCHENUHMAYKOOSIB INNINUWUG FIRST NATION, Ont.- The federal government this week announced $133,886 in funding for a Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation digital documentary series. Read more

Chatr to give away 294 prizes, including three new cars
TORONTO – Today, Rogers’ low-cost brand chatr launched a new contest giving customers the chance to win a whole bunch of prizes. Read more

New OAB super session added
TORONTO – Delegates to the Ontario Association of Broadcasters Connection conference can will be able to meet three of the top producers in North America who will share their knowledge and expertise on how to write, voice and create the Read more

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