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Joly out as Heritage Minister; industry welcomes Pablo Rodriguez - and there's a new Minister of Digital Government
Look for a more focused Heritage leader OTTAWA – Pablo Rodriguez, MP for the Montreal riding of Honore-Mercier, was named Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Wednesday as part of a cabinet shuffle announced by Prime Read more

European Commission fines Google US$5 billion
Says it illegally uses Android to dominate search BRUSSELS – The European Commission today fined Google €4.34 billion (US$5 billion) for breaching European Union antitrust rules. Read more

ECN kicks off phase two of FTTH build in northern Quebec
CHIBOUGAMAU, QC - The Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) has officially begun the second phase of its regional fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) project, connecting the Jamesian communities of Matagami, Lebel-sur-Quévillon, Chapais and Chibougamau in Read more

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Netflix redesigns TV interface for easier, quicker navigation
LOS GATOS, CA – Netflix began rolling out a new TV interface to subscribers around the world Wednesday, a move that it says will help users “spend less time browsing and more time discovering stories they will love.” Read more

Former TiVo, Dish exec joins BoD at Canada’s Nuvyyo
OTTAWA - Ottawa-based technology company Nuvyyo has added former TiVo and Dish Network exec Ira Bahr to its Board of Directors. Read more

FIFA World Cup coverage on CTV, TSN, RDS watched by 72% of Canadians
TORONTO – Some 25.8 million Canadians (or 72% of the population) watched the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on CTV, TSN, and RDS, say the broadcasters. Read more

Corus tweaks radio lineups in Winnipeg, Calgary
TORONTO – Corus unveiled a trio of announcements impacting a few of its radio stations in Western Canada. Read more

Numeris moves forward with cross platform audience measurement service
TORONTO – Numeris has received BoD approval to move forward with its new Video Audience Measurement (VAM) tool that promises to bring together linear and non-linear viewing across all platforms and all devices. Read more

Tom Mulcair to talk politics on Montreal’s CJAD 800, CTV News Channel
MONTREAL - Former NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is joining the media ranks as a political analyst on iHeartRadio Canada’s CJAD 800 in Montreal beginning August 28, 2018. Read more

Rogers expands Moncton call centre
MONCTON – Rogers is growing its Moncton call centre by creating 215 new jobs, the company said Tuesday. Read more

Fight Network ventures across the pond
TORONTO and LONDON – Fight Network is now available in the UK after launching on Sky’s channel 192 and on channel 161 on Freesat. Read more


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