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Radio Hearing: What's the best format for new Aboriginal stations?
GATINEAU – On the first day of the CRTC’s hearing into new licences for Aboriginal radio stations in several large Canadian markets, it heard there are a number of ways urban Indigenous people can be served. Read more

Obituary: Denis McGrath
A TRUE CHAMPION of Canadian TV (and an excellent writer of it and about it), Denis McGrath, died Thursday in Toronto of pancreatic cancer. Read more

Channel Zero, union, reach settlement over CHCH 2015 restructuring
HAMILTON – Channel Zero, the parent company of CHCH, announced Monday afternoon that it has reached a final settlement with Unifor, which had been fighting for compensation for members terminated in December 2015 when the company restructured Read more

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Bell to sink $854M in FTTH expansion in Montreal
MONTREAL – Bell said Monday that it will invest an additional $854 million in Montreal to extend its fibre to the home (FTTH) connections to 1.1 million more residences and business locations throughout the city. Read more

Shortlist unveiled for Tuned-in Canada: The CCSA Awards
SAINT JOHN, NB – The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) has announced the shortlisted nominees for the 2017 Tuned-in Canada awards – the annual nation-wide competition highlighting the efforts of local providers of television and Read more

Bell and Microsoft expand cloud services
MONTREAL – Bell Canada and Microsoft Canada today announced the availability of an expanded suite of Microsoft Azure cloud services, including Compute, and Backup and Disaster Recovery. Read more

Alpine Canada schussing with Stingray as official music partner
CALGARY – Alpine Canada today announced a multiyear partnership with Montreal’s Stingray Digital as the media company will become the Official Music Partner of the ski association. Read more

Rogers EnRoute now available across entire footprint
TORONTO - Rogers EnRoute, the company’s customer service tool which allows subscribers to use their smartphone to track exactly when a technician will arrive for an installation or service call, is now available across the entire Rogers Cable Read more

Hollywood Suite’s Kumaria off to CTAM U at Harvard
TORONTO – Hollywood Suite’s Julie Kumaria is headed to Harvard in June as this year’s recipient of the CTAM Canada Fellowship Award, also known as CTAM U. Read more

Sportsnet readies Toronto Blue Jays coverage; all home games in 4K
TORONTO – As Canada’s boys of summer prepare to take the field, Rogers’ Sportsnet will once again offer extensive Toronto Blue Jays coverage on TV, radio and digitally. Read more

Bravo, CraveTV, scoop up new drama ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
TORONTO – Bell Media’s Bravo and CraveTV have joined forces to land the Canadian rights for highly-anticipated new drama The Handmaid’s Tale, in a deal with MGM Television. Read more

Groupe Média TFO bringing kids search engine Qwant Junior to Canada
TORONTO - Groupe Média TFO is partnering with France-based search engine Qwant to offer Canadian youth secure browsing. Read more

Super Channel targets movie lovers in Landmark theatres
EDMONTON and CALGARY - Super Channel has kicked off a promotional partnership with Landmark Cinemas to promote its brand and programming to theatre-goers. Read more

Nominees, performers, unveiled for 2017 Canadian Radio Music Awards
TORONTO – Canadian musical acts The Strumbellas, Alessia Cara, Ruth B, and Justin Bieber lead in nominations for the 20th annual Canadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA) which this year will be handed out April 19 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Read more

Telus Health teams up with Quebec's DOmedic on seniors' medication management solution
MONTREAL – Telus Health is partnering with Quebec start-up Groupe DOmedic Inc. on digital health technology designed to improve medication management for seniors in long-term nursing care Read more

'Orphan Black' ends TV run with new interactive digital adventure
TORONTO – Canadian sci-fi series Orphan Black now has its own game. Read more

CRTC kicks off urban Aboriginal radio hearing Monday
GATINEAU – The CRTC will begin a three day public hearing on Monday to consider radio applications seeking to serve urban Indigenous Canadians in major markets. Read more

GameTV launches in HD on Bell Fibe TV
TORONTO - Anthem-owned GameTV is now available on Bell’s Fibe TV service across Ontario and Quebec. Read more

New Samsung Space offers patients, families, at SickKids a place to play
MISSISSAUGA and TORONTO – Samsung Electronics Canada is behind a new immersive new play space at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) that allows patients to explore, connect and create with Samsung technology. Read more

Hydro One Telecom adds more data centres, offers Backup as a Service
TORONTO - Hydro One Telecom has expanded its network to over 30 data centres across Ontario and Quebec and plans to connect to 13 additional locations in 2017. Read more

Upopolis network for hospitalized kids arrives in Cape Breton
CAPE BRETON - Cape Breton Regional Hospital paediatric patients now have access to the social support platform and networking tool Upopolis. Read more

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