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Super Bowl simsub battle between Bell and CRTC continues over distribution order
TORONTO — Bell Canada and the National Football League are crying foul against the CRTC, claiming the Regulator is trying to push forward with its Super Bowl simultaneous substitution (simsub) ban via a distribution order, before Bell and the Read more

Mehr named president as Shaw updates executive roles
CALGARY – Shaw Communications announced a number of changes to its senior leadership team late Wednesday. Read more

Corus shareholders approve Shaw Media deal
TORONTO - Corus Entertainment’s shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed $2.65 billion acquisition of Shaw Media Inc. Read more

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Videotron puts customers in control with new app
MONTREAL – Videotron is making it easier for customers to manage their services and control their accounts from their mobile devices. Read more

BCE nominates two to BoD; Nixon to be named chair
MONTREAL – BCE has nominated Monique Leroux and Calin Rovinescu for election to its Board of Directors at its annual general shareholder meeting scheduled for April 28. Read more

CFL elevates Litz to SVP, Content and Marketing
TORONTO – Former Corus exec Christina Litz is one of three new senior vice-presidents at the Canadian Football League. Read more

Corus’ new digital series celebrates girl power
TORONTO – Corus’ new original digital series All For One had its global premiere this week, debuting on ABCSpark.ca and internationally on YouTube channel KindaTV (formerly known as VerveGirlTV), which has spawned popular digital Read more

Quebecor sees 2015 revenues rise, continues to cut losses
MONTREAL – Quebecor ended 2015 back in the black, rebounding from a $30.1 million net loss attributable to shareholders last year, to $151.8 million in net income attributable to shareholders. Read more

NFB commits 50% of its production budget to films by women
VANCOUVER – The National Film Board of Canada marked International Women’s Day on Tuesday by pledging that at least half of its productions will be directed by women, and half of all production spending will be allocated to films directed by Read more

Register now for STAC 2016 conference and exhibition
OTTAWA – Registration is open now for the Structure, Tower and Antenna Council (STAC) inaugural conference next month. Read more

CRTC catches one air duct business but another slips away
OTTAWA – The CRTC has nailed another air duct cleaning company for violating Canada's telemarketing rules. Read more

Huawei, Ontario government team up on ‘5G Ontario’
TORONTO – Huawei has announced plans to accelerate its partnership with the Government of Ontario on “5G Ontario”, a major research and development project that it says will help to create hundreds of new jobs for the province. Read more

Vice Media names Canadian editor for Motherboard
TORONTO – Vice Media has named Kate Lunau as the Canadian editor of Motherboard, Vice’s digital vertical dedicated to science, technology and future culture. Read more


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