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TV Code comes into effect Friday
Best practices made must-practices GATINEAU - As of Friday, the CRTC’s Television Service Provider Code will come into effect, the Commission reminds in a press release issued this morning. Read more

New Ring of Fire roads will deliver broadband, too
TORONTO – Last week the Ontario provincial government announced it is working with Webequie, Marten Falls and Nibinamik First Nations to plan and construct a year-round access road into the proposed mining development site dubbed the Ring of Read more

CRTC goes with an early launch for wholesale fibre access in Quebec, Ontario
OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC has decided to push forward with a launch of wholesale fibre access for independent ISPs using interim rates it has laid out for the disaggregated wholesale high-speed access (HAS) services that Bell, Rogers, Cogeco Read more

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Videotron to launch Comcast's X1 cable platform
MONTREAL – Videotron will be the next Canadian TV service provider to roll out Comcast’s X1 interactive cable platform. Read more

Bell Mobility dials up new advanced messaging experience
MONTREAL – Bell Mobility is offering customers their own messaging service available over the company’s LTE network. Read more

Sportsnet has all the Canucks, Oilers and Flames games
TORONTO – As hockey fans prepare for their favourite time of year, Sportsnet announced that it will ice every regular season game played by the Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames in the 2017-18 NHL season. Read more

Super Channel SPORTS scores new World Boxing Super Series
EDMONTON – Super Channel has nailed the Canadian rights to World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) for its nascent sports programming sub-brand Super Channel SPORTS. Read more

Cue Digital Media to rep Sony’s Crackle in Canada
TORONTO - Cue Digital Media has been selected as the exclusive advertising sales representative in Canada for Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks’ free, ad-supported streaming network. Read more

Solomon adds new national radio show to his duties at Bell Media
TORONTO - Bell Media Radio is readying a new national talk radio program starring its national affairs specialist Evan Solomon. Read more

eOne rewrites Canadian-based scripted programming team
TORONTO - Chris Bell’s promotion to VP of development, scripted programming at Entertainment One (eOne) is one of a series of promotions and new hires announced this week in the company’s Canadian-based scripted programming team. Read more

Registration opens for IIC Canada’s communications law and policy conference
OTTAWA - Registration is now open for the ‘New Developments in Communications Law and Policy’ presented by the Canadian Chapter of the International Institute of Communications. Read more

Radio Connects unveils new president
TORONTO - The marketing and advocacy organization for commercial radio in Canada has named industry veteran Caroline Gianias as its president. Read more

Mayweather/McGregor bout a win for streaming piracy: Sandvine
WATERLOO, ON – Saturday night’s tilt between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor in Las Vegas resulted in a surge of live TV piracy, a.k.a. Read more

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