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Telecom Act trumps provincial laws, says Quebec Court
MONTREAL – In a ruling handed down earlier this month, The Court of Quebec ruled the federal Telecommunications Act not only has precedence over the provincial Consumer Protection Act Read more

Bell vs. Quebecor: In the latest episode, Bell seeks $150 million in damages
MONTREAL – When Bell applied for an injunction back on April 11th against Quebecor’s decision to remove TVA Sports from Bell TV customers, it also filed an application to be reviewed in Québec’s Superior Court on the merits Read more

CRTC shuts down SWIFT’s challenge to Broadband Fund design
OTTAWA – An application by the SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. Read more

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Telus appeals CRTC's interim wholesale decision to Federal Court
OTTAWA – Back in 2015, the CRTC concluded a review of telecommunications wholesale wireline services. Read more

Super Channel taps Jackie Pardy as new programming director
EDMONTON – Former WIFT-T and Corus exec Jackie Pardy is joining Super Channel as its new director of programming. Read more

George Clooney’s ‘Catch-22’ makes exclusive streaming home on Citytv
TORONTO – Rogers’ Citytv has nailed the exclusive streaming rights to the darkly comedic series Catch-22 from director, executive producer, and Oscar winning actor George Clooney. Read more

Corus helps create digital audience metrics as founding member of new Global Video Measurement Alliance
SAN FRANCISCO - Corus Entertainment is joining the Global Video Measurement Alliance (GVMA) to establish new digital video measurement standards, allowing advertisers to ultimately understand the actual monetary value of their branded content and Read more

CBC Sports in the blocks for 2019 IAAF Diamond League track and field coverage
TORONTO – CBC Sports is kicking off its track and field coverage this week with the first of meet of the 2019 season from the IAAF Diamond League. Read more

RTDNA Canada regional chairs to receive the 2019 RTDNA President’s Award
TORONTO - RTDNA Canada will honour its regional chairs with the President’s Award next month. Read more

UPDATED: Telus, Rogers, Bell throw support behind flood relief efforts
MONTREAL – The company's Big Three wireless companies are offering a helping hand to Canadians impacted by the spring floods in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and New Brunswick. Read more

Wow boosts programming slate with new “music-infused” kids series
TORONTO – Wow Unlimited Media is developing new “music-infused” kids content in partnership with legendary music producer Bob Ezrin, known for his work with performers such as Pink Floyd, U2, KISS, Alice Cooper and Andrea Bocelli. Read more

Northwestel loses bid to overturn latency metrics in basic broadband Internet service
OTTAWA – The CRTC has turned down a request by Northwestel seeking to review and vary a determination that set out certain network quality metrics for basic broadband Internet service. Read more

Clear Sky Connections set to break ground on First Nations fibre network
WINNIPEG – Clear Sky Connections (CSC) is set to begin initial construction on its new fibre network designed to bring high speed connectivity to Manitoba’s First Nations. Read more

New radio stations awarded to Five Amigos Broadcasting, Paqtnkek Radio Society
OTTAWA - The CRTC awarded two new FM radio licences on Thursday, one for Listowel, ON and another for Afton Station, NS. Read more

Head of Cogeco's U.S. operations to step down
MONTREAL – Cogeco Communications said Thursday that the president and CEO of its U.S. Read more

Bell MTS brings fibre network to Carman
CARMAN, MB - Bell MTS is expanding its all-fibre broadband network to the town of Carman, connecting approximately 1,600 residences and business locations throughout the community. Read more

Videotron waives services suspension charge for customers affected by flooding
MONTREAL - Videotron is eliminating the service suspension fee for residential and business customers who wish to interrupt their services for the duration of their evacuation from the flooding impacting many parts of Québec. Read more

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