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Telecom Sales Practices: Why you need to know what "suitability" and "aggressive" mean
GATINEAU – If we may paraphrase some of the reaction by TekSavvy, Tbaytel and Eastlink representatives Wednesday morning in front of the CRTC it would be: "It seems strange to mandate us to continue being nice to our customers." Read more

Telecom Sales Practices: Hard numbers versus brutal anecdotes
Consumer groups tell Commission most problems likely go unreported GATINEAU – No one is disagreeing telecom sales practices can and should be improved. Read more

Copyright Act Review: Who’s the "author" of a TV show?
OTTAWA – Divergent opinions on whether a movie and television producer should be credited as an author on their productions took centre stage at the latest Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage which is discussing Read more




More Breaking Stories



Cable execs say 5G is mostly "hype"
ATLANTA – It's safe to say U.S. Read more

Barb Williams to leave Corus next week
COO role won’t be filled TORONTO - Barb Williams, executive vice-president and Chief Operating Officer of Corus Entertainment, will be leaving the company on October 31st, the broadcaster announced early Wednesday. Read more

VMedia nails down new financing in Phoenix Canada Oil Company deal
TORONTO – Independent telecom and TV service provider VMedia has brokered an agreement with Phoenix Canada Oil Company that it says will inject new capital to help fund ongoing growth. Read more

CRTC approves sale of Newcap Radio to Stingray
OTTAWA – The CRTC has given the green light to Stingray Digital Group’s plan to buy Newfoundland Capital Corporation (NCC, or as it’s more commonly referred in the radio business, Newcap), for $506 million. Read more

Women In Film & Television – Toronto announces 2018 Crystal Awards Winners
TORONTO - Women in Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) has unveiled the five winners of its annual Crystal Awards, honouring outstanding women and the men who champion women working in the Canadian screen-based media industry. Read more

Sportsnet’s Vancouver radio station to field Vancouver Canadians games
VANCOUVER – It may be hockey season, but Sportsnet’s all-sports radio station in Vancouver has nabbed the exclusive radio rights to the Vancouver Canadians, the Class A Short Season affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. Read more

Register now for CTAM Canada’s Broadcaster Forum
TORONTO - Tickets are now on sale for the annual CTAM Canada Broadcaster Forum scheduled for Tuesday, November 13 beginning at 1:00 PM. Read more

SOCAN’s Michael McCarty headed to Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame
TORONTO – SOCAN exec Michael McCarty has been tapped as the 2019 inductee to the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. Read more

Freedom Mobile launches Extended Range LTE in southern Ontario
CALGARY - Freedom Mobile has brought its Extended Range LTE rollout to Ontario, announcing Tuesday that the service is now available in Hamilton and some areas of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Read more

Colo-D to build third Quebec data centre
MONTREAL - Colo-D has announced plans to develop a new 150 MW data center in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, a move that it says will make it Canada's largest data center provider for enterprise customers. Read more

CTV News dives deeper in to politics with Politico Pro Canada partnership
TORONTO – CTV News is adding an extra helping of U.S. Read more

Applications open for second Diversity of Voices initiative at Banff
TORONTO - The Banff World Media Festival is calling for applications to the second edition of the Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices Initiative, a national training and development program for underrepresented emerging and mid-career creators and Read more


Job Board Postings

Reporter/Editor, focus on Indigenous News and Content (English Services) - VAN00827 - CBC

Analyst, Insurance and Treasury (Finance and Administration) - OTT01984 - CBC

Senior Business Analyst - Shaw Communications

Digital Product Manager - Freedom Mobile

Strategic Sourcing & Category Manager - Shaw Communications

Reporter/Editor specializing in Meteorology (CBC North) - YEL00232 - CBC

Senior IMS Core Network Engineer - Eastlink

Senior Payroll Coordinator (14 Month Term Position) - Eastlink

Technical Manager - Yarmouth, NS - Eastlink

Senior Security Sales Engineer - SAL03744-18 - Telus

Technology Specialist - TELUS Health - HEA03817-18

Senior Financial Analyst - Consumer Products & Services - Telus

Senior Security Solutions Consultant Firewall Integrator - Montréal - Bell

P/T Video Journalist - Bell

Finance Manager - Bell

Bilingual Fraud Analyst - Rogers Communications

Sr. Planning Analyst, Learning & Development - Rogers Communications

Manager, Capital Planning - Rogers Communications

Business Analyst - Corus Entertainment

Global News – National Online Journalist, Smart Living - Corus Entertainment

Program Rights Administrator- Corus Entertainment

Affiliate Relations & Sales Operations Coordinator | Coordonnateur/Coordonnatrice Ventes et Relations aux Affiliés - Stingray

Technical Manager - Yarmouth, NS - Eastlink

Solutions Architect - Rogers Communications

Director Finance, Cable Ops - Rogers Communications

TV Planner - Corus Entertainment

General Accountant - Corus Entertainment

Master Control Operator

Contract Administrator - Blue Ant Media

Controller

Director, Affiliate Marketing

Director of Programming


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