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Shoan wins judicial review of his dismissal; heads back to work
OTTAWA – Raj Shoan says he will return to work Monday morning as Ontario commissioner for the CRTC after a Federal Court on Friday granted his request for a judicial review of his dismissal. Read more

Twitter announces a dozen new international streaming deals (which include Canada)
NEW YORK – Twitter unveiled a big new slate of live streaming content deals across sports, news and entertainment Monday evening at its first-ever Digital Content NewFronts presentation. Read more

Canadian film makers unite against potential Telefilm/CMF merger
MONTREAL – An impressive billing of Canadian film directors and producers are banding together to oppose a move that would merge Telefilm Canada, the Canadian Media Fund and other unnamed crown corporations to form a "super agency”. Read more

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VOIS dinged $15K by CRTC for CCTS expulsion
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC has come down hard on VOIS Inc., slapping the Calgary-based telecom service provider with a $15,000 penalty after it was expelled from the Read more

CBC asks Canadians to share their story
OTTAWA - CBC/Radio-Canada wants to hear from Canadians for a bilingual project designed to mark Canada's 150th anniversary this year. Read more

Beanfield takes over title sponsorship of Toronto’s Allstream Centre
TORONTO - Beanfield Metroconnect has struck a ten-year agreement with Exhibition Place as the title sponsor of its entertainment and convention venue. Read more

CMG members at Vice Canada sign first collective agreement
TORONTO - Canadian Media Guild (CMG) members at Vice Canada have ratified their first collective agreement at the global digital media giant with major gains in salaries and benefits, stronger equity provisions, and measures to protect editorial Read more

APTN honoured by CAJ with Charles Bury Award
OTTAWA – The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) was recognized by the Canadian Association of Journalists with the CAJ Charles Bury Award on Saturday at its annual awards gala. Read more

Uniserve in expansion mode with new leadership, products
VANCOUVER – Independent telecommunication service provider Uniserve says that it has completed the biggest turnaround in its 28-year history after overhauling management and restructuring. Read more

RTDNA Canada announces 2017 National Award finalists
TORONTO - RTDNA Canada has released the 2017 finalists for its annual National Awards. Read more

Telesat taps Erwin Hudson to lead its LEO satellite program
OTTAWA – Telesat has named Erwin Hudson as vice-president of its global low earth orbit program Telesat LEO. Read more

LG packages up three month Netflix subscription with new 4K TVs
TORONTO – LG Electronics is throwing in three months of free Netflix for customers who buy one of its 4K UHD TVs. Read more

Courteous, knowledgeable service reps delight wireless customers: J.D. Power study
TORONTO – Bell’s Virgin Mobile ranks highest in wireless customer satisfaction, followed closely by Telus’ Koodo Mobile and Videotron, says an annual study by J.D. Read more

New Android-powered BlackBerry arrives in Canada next month
TORONTO – BlackBerry’s new Android smartphone, the BlackBerry KEYone, will be available in Canada next month at Bell, Bell MTS, Rogers, SaskTel and Telus Business. Read more

NLogic signs on Rogers Media, GroupM, RNC Media, others, for new radio platform
TORONTO - Rogers Media, GroupM, Wasserman + Partners, Larche Communications, ZoomerMedia, Indie88 and RNC Media are the first clients to subscribe to NLogic's new radio application known as Lens for radio. Read more

One year later, Discovery doc revisits Fort McMurray’s wildfire disaster
TORONTO – Discovery has readied a new original documentary chronicling Canada’s costliest natural disaster when seasonal wildfires swept through the city and surrounding forest of Fort McMurray, AB last year. Read more

Trailer Park Boys offer Canadians a cold one
DARTMOUTH – Canadian TV characters Ricky, Julien and Bubbles are launching their own line of suds just in time for the warmer weather. Read more


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