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UPDATED: Shoan wins. “Unfair” harassment finding at CRTC quashed by judge
Chaiman Blais should not have been witness and adjudicator TORONTO – Former Ontario CRTC commissioner Raj Shoan won his first day in court over CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais. Read more

CRTC says Telecom Act supersedes Quebec’s Bill 74
Bill would force ISPs to censor the Internet IN A LETTER WHICH suspends a CRTC application made by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre which said Quebec’s new web-blocking legislation, Bill 74, is not only Read more

ACTRA hits back at Blais
THE CRTC ISSUED a decision ACTRA didn’t like and criticized it in a press release last week. Read more

More Breaking Stories

SaskTel finishes Moose Jaw fibre rebuild
MOOSE JAW - SaskTel announced Friday it has completed the residential build for its fibre network in Moose Jaw, which it says makes the town of 33,000 just west of Regina, the largest fibre community in Western Canada. Read more

INDEPENDENT FUNDS DECISION: Writer’s Guild catches CRTC’s “significant factual error”
TORONTO – The CRTC has corrected a portion of its controversial Certified Independent Production Funds (CIPFs) Read more

Corus extends 'Global National', 'The Morning Show' to new TV markets
TORONTO – Global News is expanding its early-evening national newscast Global National to four additional television markets plus will soon launch new local morning shows in two of them, the Corus-owned station said Thursday. Read more

Kellogg Canada coughs up $60,000 for spamming violations
OTTAWA–GATINEAU - Kellogg Canada Inc. Read more

Yanking ads means fewer resources for CBC/Radio-Canada programs, services, says Corp.
OTTAWA – The CRTC’s decision to revoke paid advertising on Radio 2 and ICI Musique “shows a lack of understanding about the reality of public broadcasting”, says CBC/Radio-Canada. Read more

Sportsnet drafts World Cup of Hockey sponsors
TORONTO - As the puck prepares to drop on the World Cup of Hockey 2016 later this month, Sportsnet unveiled its lineup of sponsors for its English-language coverage that will span TV, radio, digital and print platforms. Read more

Millennials embrace TV, but view it differently: Numeris
TORONTO – Regardless of whether they are focussed on their schooling, their careers, or starting families, television reaches at least 94% of Canadians millennials every week, according to new data from Numeris. Read more


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