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Péladeau takes back the reins at Quebecor
MONTREAL - Pierre Karl Péladeau has resumed his role as Quebecor’s president and CEO effective immediately, the company said Thursday. Read more

TVO to keep eight OTA transmitters after all
TORONTO – TVO has reversed course on its plan to decommission eight transmitters after the Ontario government agreed to increase funding to the provincial broadcaster. Read more

Rogers Community TV suspends some Toronto production, lays off 10
TORONTO – Rogers Media today told employees it will cease community cable TV production at its Toronto facility at 855 York Mills Road. Read more

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Content is still king amidst new value creation opportunities: CMF
TORONTO – Despite major technological innovations and new digital strategies that have changed the audiovisual industry around the world, the demand for exclusive, original and quality content is still strong, says a new report from the Canada Read more

Federal government going on a CRTC hiring spree (Update #2: Deadline extended again)
Posting makes it highly unlikely chairman Blais will be retained OTTAWA – January 23rd, the federal government made public a slew of Governor-in-Council appointment vacancies, Read more

Former CFL great joins CTV, TSN Radio in Ottawa
OTTAWA – Retired CFL star Henry Burris is joining Ottawa’s CTV Morning Live as a weekday co-host starting Tuesday. Read more

Telus connecting Chilliwack residents to its PureFibre network
CHILLIWACK, B.C. Read more

SaskTel brings faster Internet to northern Saskatchewan
REGINA – Some 2,700 homes across 26 communities in northern Saskatchewan now have access to SaskTel’s high speed Internet service as part of the federal government’s Connecting Canadians initiative. Read more

Former Bell exec Michael Neuman heads up global telecom at Telna-KnowRoaming
TORONTO – Former Bell Mobility and Bell ExpressVu president Michael Neuman has been named executive chair of the global telecom business at Telna-KnowRoaming. Read more

Holidays prove fruitful for Karaoke app, says Stingray
MONTREAL and FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - The inclusion of Bluetooth technology helped to drive popularity – and revenues – for the Singing Machine Mobile Karaoke App over the holidays. Read more

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