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UPDATE #3: Corus Entertainment to buy Shaw Media for $2.65 billion
Shaw to use cash to fund Wind buy; Corus scales up for pick and pay TORONTO – While many often assumed the opposite would happen, Corus Entertainment and Shaw Communications this morning announced the former would buy Read more

Shoan calls for Ethnic Broadcasting Policy review as CRTC says no to OMNI inquiry
OTTAWA – The CRTC has found that Rogers Media’s decision to cancel local third-language newscasts on its OMNI stations does not constitute a breach of its conditions of licence, and subsequently turned down requests by Urban Alliance on Race Read more

Breaking down the issues and questions with Cogeco CEO Louis Audet
MONTREAL - Cogeco and subsidiary Cogeco Cable held their annual general meetings in Montreal on Wednesday, preceded by a conference call with analysts and a meeting with journalists. Read more

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Corus-Shaw deal means “imbalanced marketplace”, says CMPA
Terms of Trade even more essential TORONTO – The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) is today calling for a formal review of the need for enhanced Terms of Trade between broadcasters and producers in light of Corus Read more

Have your say: Commission launches online forum on local TV
OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The CRTC wants to hear Canadians’ views on local and community programming. Read more

Mobile touch commerce comes in to its own this year; long live PCs: Deloitte
TORONTO – Completing purchases with a smartphone or tablet will be even easier this year due to the increasing popularity of mobile touch commerce, according to Deloitte’s 2016 Read more

Cogeco rebrands amidst "satisfactory" Q1 results
MONTREAL – Growth in Cogceo Inc.’s cable and enterprise data services segment and U.S. Read more

Nudge the naughty to after 9: CBSC
OTTAWA – A French-language singing competition that contained unedited coarse language violated broadcast codes for airing too early in the evening, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has ruled. Read more

Sugar Mobile offers sweet deal to Canadian wireless consumers
TORONTO - Sugar Mobile is offering a new service that allows Canadian wireless users to move seamlessly from a mobile network to free WiFi, much like how a hybrid car switches from gasoline to electricity. Read more

Corus credits Disney Channel launch for Q1 revenue gain
TORONTO – Gains in its television division helped to lift first quarter revenues at Corus Entertainment by 1%, the company announced Wednesday. Read more

Decision on telcos' “tower dump” production orders expected this week
TORONTO – The Ontario Superior Court in Brampton is expected to issue a ruling this week that could have far reaching effects on cellphone privacy. Read more


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