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Union to take action against Rogers over new OMNI newscasts
TORONTO – The union which represents media workers at Rogers' OMNI TV said Wednesday it is taking legal action in response to the company’s decision to have Fairchild TV produce its newscasts in Mandarin and Cantonese. Read more

CRTC looking for new secretary general
GATINEAU – Danielle May-Cuconato is no longer secretary general of the CRTC. Read more

Axia upgrades rural Alberta network
CALGARY – Axia said today it is increasing the speed of Internet service by a factor of ten – giving rural Albertans Gigabit Internet service in communities such as Stirling, Vulcan, Hanna, Nobleford, Fort Macleod, and many more. Read more

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Thunderbird names Ivan Fecan interim CEO as part of management shake-up
VANCOUVER - Former CTV CEO Ivan Fecan (pictured) has been elevated to interim CEO of production company Thunderbird Entertainment. Read more

New TVO hubs expand journalism footprint
TORONTO – TV Ontario's new Ontario Hubs is a new journalism initiative which the provincial educational broadcaster says will aim to bring together far-flung corners of the province via balanced, in-depth analysis of the news of the Read more

Frank Underwood leads CHCH fall slate
HAMILTON – For the first time on North American television, Frank Underwood schemes his way to political gain in the uber-popular Netflix series House Of Cards. Read more

Stingray promotes Binette
MONTREAL – Music and media solutions company Stingray today announced the promotion of Patrick Binette to director, content and programming. Read more

Mobile Klinik expands to Alberta
TORONTO - Canadian mobile repair service Mobile Klinik is expanding in to Western Canada after buying the mobilFIX and Dr. Mobile smartphone repair businesses. Read more

Rogers’ veteran traffic reporter Russ Holden hangs up his headphones
TORONTO – Rogers’ second longest-serving employee ever is calling it a career after 50 years of reporting on Toronto’s traffic. Read more

Vintage TV Canada becomes new home of country music
TORONTO - Music channel Vintage TV Canada is investing in the country music market after it says CMT (Country Music Television) Canada yanked music videos from its channel in favour of other programming. Read more

Clearcable to transform Hamilton Technology Centre into incubator, co-working space
HAMILTON, ON - Telecom consulting firm Clearcable has reached an agreement with the City of Hamilton to acquire the Hamilton Technology Centre. Read more

Global Calgary newscast seeks new audiences on radio
CALGARY – Corus-owned radio station News Talk 770 is simulcasting Global’s local evening newscast in an effort to grow its audiences across all platforms. Read more

Access helps stock the shelves of Regina Food Bank
REGINA - Access Communications helped to raise more than $30,000 in support of the Regina Food Bank at its 11th annual Labour Day Show N Shine event. Read more

Boyko increases holdings in Stingray Digital Group
MONTREAL - Stingray Digital Group president and CEO Eric Boyko has increased his holdings in the company that he co-founded. Read more

New campus radio station seeks to connect Christian music listeners, artists
LANGLEY, B.C - Trinity Western University has launched a new online Christian radio station called Worship Lab Radio, aimed at filling a current void in Christian music. Read more

Global content distribution veteran Jerry Diaz joins DHX Media
HALIFAX - DHX Media has named former Corus exec Jerry Diaz as vice-president of distribution. Read more

TLN launches Canada’s first Spanish, Italian-language kids’ channels
TORONTO – Canadian children can now watch their favourite shows in either Spanish or Italian with the launch of two new channels from Telelatino. Read more


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