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Shoan launches another judicial review challenging CRTC chairman’s authority
Ontario commissioner not named to most panels OTTAWA – The conflict between CRTC Ontario commissioner Raj Shoan and chairman Jean-Pierre Blais has escalated again. Read more

CBC lays out priorities for its new funding
Outlines fresh approach to local news OTTAWA – The national public broadcaster got a relatively easy ride at the Heritage committee on Thursday. Read more

Despite low revenue, CBC wants to continue ads on Radio 2, ICI Musique
OTTAWA – The CBC is asking the CRTC to allow it to continue selling ads on its Radio 2 and ICI Musique (formerly Espace musique) properties for another two years. Read more

More Breaking Stories

Eastlink Wireless coming to northern Ontario in June
HALIFAX – Eastlink will roll out wireless service in northern Ontario starting June 1. Read more

Bell, MTS team up on wireless expansion on Manitoba’s Highway 75
MORRIS, MB – Bell and MTS have announced plans to extend broadband wireless coverage along Highway 75, Manitoba's main transportation corridor linking Winnipeg with the United States border. Read more

TSN locks up international hockey rights for another 7 years
TORONTO - TSN and RDS have extended their multi-media rights agreement for exclusive coverage of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championship through 2023. Read more

Sasktel, Unifor ratify new collective agreement
REGINA - SaskTel said late Thursday that Unifor has voted in favour of ratifying a new three year collective agreement after its current collective agreement expired March 12, 2016. Read more

Cable Cable connects library’s public WiFi
LINDSAY, ON – Cable Cable is powering high speed broadband connections for public WiFi in more branches of the Kawartha Lakes public library system. Read more

RTDNA Canada announces 2015 national award nominees
VANCOUVER – RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, has released the 2015 nominees for its National awards. Read more

Rogers sees customer data requests fall by more than 27,000
TORONTO - Rogers received 86,328 requests for customer data from federal agencies in 2015, down 27,327 from the 113,655 requests received in 2014, the company disclosed Thursday in its third Read more

Videotron Mobile customers can use voice, data plans Stateside for free
MONTREAL – Videotron is allowing wireless customers to use their mobile devices and data plans in the United States for up to 90 days per year at no extra cost. Read more

Lionsgate adds new SVP of alternative programming sales
VANCOUVER and SANTA MONICA, CA - Lionsgate has named 20-year industry veteran Ted Bookstaver to the newly-created position of senior vice-president of alternative programming sales. Read more

Ad rankings aim to provide transparency
TORONTO – Programmatic exchange service Canada's Premium Audience Exchange (CPAX) is now offering a monthly ranking of the top ten brands and buyers in Canada based on their activity on the exchange. Read more

RTDNA Canada releases 2015 network award nominees
VANCOUVER – RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, has unveiled the 2015 nominees for its Network awards. Read more

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