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Telecom bills, taxing digital giants raised only in post-debate leaders' scrums
OTTAWA - Absent during Monday night’s only English-language leaders’ debate, telecom and broadcasting were eventually raised during the scrums with journalists afterward at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que. Read more

Quebecor vs Bell: Quebecor asks Competition Bureau to investigate Cablevision
Alleges monopoly in northern of Quebec OTTAWA – After asking the CRTC to force Bell Read more

Clear Sky breaks ground for new rural fibre net
TREATY FIVE TERRITORY, NISICHAWAYASIHK CREE NATION (NELSON HOUSE), MANITOBA – Last week, Clear Sky Connections announced the first groundbreaking, in northern Manitoba, for its new fibre network which will eventually span the Read more

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Stingray survey says many more businesses should be paying for their music
MONTREAL – Music distributor Stingray recently put market research firm Leger to work to study the music being played in the background inside Canadian small businesses, and it found most have no idea they need to be paying for the music Read more

Cogeco names new president of U.S. division
MONTREAL – Cogeco Communications announced today the appointment of Frank van der Post as president of its American division, Atlantic Broadband, effective November 4, 2019. Read more

Gusto hires David Goldstein as COO
OTTAWA – Gusto Worldwide Media announced it has hired David Goldstein as its chief operations officer. Read more

Amazon kids content service to be available in Canada
SEATTLE – Amazon today announced FreeTime Unlimited, its kids (ages 3-12) content subscription service, is coming to Canada. Read more

DAZN Canada adds more boxing, including big heavyweight rematch
NEW YORK – The rematch between Andy Ruiz, Jr. and Anthony Joshua will stream exclusively on DAZN in Canada on Saturday, December 7th, the streamer announced today. Read more

Interview with Trudeau launches season two of New Mom, Who Dis? on Facebook Watch
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment’s Kin Community Canada announced today an interview with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will kick off season two of Jessi Cruickshank’s New Mom, Who Dis? on Facebook Watch. Read more

CBC’s audio, all in one place
TORONTO – CBC today announced the launch of CBC Listen, its new curated audio streaming service. Read more

TSN adds to its podcast lineup
TORONTO – TSN Hockey’s Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger are launching The Ray & Dregs Hockey podcast Tuesday. Read more

Corus brings back Crime Beat podcast
TORONTO – Crime Beat is returning to Curiouscast, Corus Entertainment’s podcast network, for season two, the company announced today. Read more

Cogeco's Smithard named to Clean 16 list
MONTREAL – Cogeco Connexion announced Friday that its president, Ken Smithard, has been named to Canada’s Clean16 list for 2020, in the Technology & Telecom category. Read more

New late-night show launches on CHCH
HAMILTON – This Week Live, a new, late night show meant to be a “satirical, hour-long show focused on shedding a humorous light on what dominates the news cycle locally, and internationally,” will hit the airwaves tonight Read more

Blue Ant hires Laura Michalchyshyn
Long time TV producer to be chief creative officer and co-president, content production NEW YORK and TORONTO - Blue Ant Media announced today the appointment of Emmy-award winning producer and long time television and film executive Read more

CTV announces third season for Corner Gas Animated; IMDb TV buys U.S. rights
TORONTO – CTV and Prairie Pants Distribution said today the first two seasons of Corner Gas Animated has been purchased by IMDb TV and will be available to U.S. Read more

Africa Channel launches in Canada
LOS ANGELES – The Africa Channel has come to Canada by launching on the subscription streaming platform Demand Africa. Read more

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