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Local TV Day 3 (updated): This is how dire it is; Thunder Bay stations subsisting on former owner’s life insurance
Commission is told small TV stations are living on borrowed time GATINEAU - The local TV environment is so bad for some small independent over the air broadcasters that they risk shutting their doors in the coming months if Read more

Cabinet backs CRTC decision allowing Corus to opt out of terms of trade
OTTAWA – A CRTC decision allowing Corus Entertainment’s OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network to rescind a terms of trade agreement with the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) has been allowed to stand. Read more

Running a wireless network more complicated (and costly) than making a cup of coffee, says Laurence
Rogers reports Q4 results TORONTO — Calling the fourth quarter of 2015 "the most fiercely competitive quarter probably in the history of Canadian mobile," Rogers Communications CEO Guy Laurence talked up his company’s wireless and Read more

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Local TV Hearing Day 2: Alternative funding, community involvement, critical for local programming
GATINEAU - The second day of the CRTC hearing into local and community TV delved more into the details of how alternative financing and community TV could be help fix the local TV problem. Read more

"We have the technology” says Telus CEO (corrected)
More digitization of health care key to improving service and reducing cost MONTREAL – It’s unclear if Darren Entwistle meant to quote the iconic line from The Six Million Dollar Man, but its message was similar in tone, Read more

FCC proposal could break “virtual lock” in set-top box market
WASHINGTON – Pay-TV subscribers may soon be able to select which set top boxes they use to watch their programming. Read more

CRTC executes anti-spam warrant in Niagara-area malware investigation
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Using its anti-spam powers, the CRTC said Wednesday that it has executed a warrant under Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) at two locations in Ontario's Niagara region. Read more

Ontario benefits from NBCUniversal drama 'Suits'
TORONTO – Production of one season of the American legal drama Suits helped to inject more than $25.7 million in total spending into the province of Ontario, according to a new report commissioned by Motion Picture Association – Read more

Privacy Commissioner offers new online privacy tool for families
GATINEAU – In honour of Data Privacy Day on Thursday, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is offering families a new interactive tool to help parents manage Read more

Rogers expands Roam Like Home to Asia, Oceania
TORONTO - Rogers Communications said Wednesday that it is extending its popular Roam Like Home wireless travel plan to Asia and Oceania, pushing its list of roaming destinations to more than 100 worldwide. Read more

Join the conversation: It's Bell Let's Talk Day!
MONTREAL - Mental health programs across Canada are benefiting today from Bell Let's Talk Day, the sixth annual event that sees Canadians joining with spokesperson Clara Hughes and the Read more

Broadcasting Accessibility Fund unveils inaugural project grant recipients
OTTAWA - The Broadcasting Accessibility Fund will award $723,500 in grants to seven projects designed to advance accessibility to broadcasting content for Canadians with disabilities. Read more

Bell Let’s Talk, Canadian Red Cross partner on mental health training
OTTAWA - Bell Let's Talk and the Canadian Red Cross are investing $150,000 in new initiatives focused on mental health training for Canadians. Read more

Capital Networks expands to Atlantic Canada
MARKHAM, ON – Capital Networks has opened a new office in Halifax as it assumes the operation of 40 TV programming guide channels and 6 real estate channels from Eastlink. Read more

Groupe Média TFO adds two to C-suite
TORONTO - Groupe Média TFO has promoted Julie Caron to its new chief digital learning officer and named Magalie Zafimehy as its new chief marketing officer. Read more

CMW to include pitch competition for new businesses
TORONTO - Canadian Music Week has launched a pitch competition for new businesses that are based in, or connected to, the Canadian music industry. Read more

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