Weekly Briefing Archive

The Weekly Briefing Archive from Broadcast Dialogue, Canada’s broadcast industry publication of record.

The Weekly Briefing

  RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: Stingray has revealed it’s expanding the Canadian footprint of The Breeze “easy, relaxing, and familiar favourites” format to Halifax. At 12 a.m. on Jan....

The Weekly Briefing

  RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: Acadia Broadcasting has filed an application with the CRTC to acquire CIGO-FM Port Hawkesbury, NS, owned by MacEachern Broadcasting Limited. Chris Pearson, President of...

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RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: Vista Radio has announced its plans to purchase Clear Sky Radio, which operates 94.1 CJOC-FM and 98.1 The Bridge (CKBD-FM) in Lethbridge, AB, and...

The Weekly Briefing

  RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: CBC Music has returned holiday classic “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” to its playlists after overwhelming audience demand. CBC Music was among the Canadian platforms...

The Weekly Briefing

  RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: Bell, Rogers, Stingray, and CBC are among the Canadian networks opting not to add “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” to holiday playlists this year. The...

The Weekly Briefing

RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: CBC Radio’s national current affairs evening show As It Happens will mark its 50th anniversary with a special hour-and-a-half-long episode featuring highlights from the...

The Weekly Briefing

RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: Harry Steele, the former chairman and founder of Newcap, has bought $25 million in Stingray Digital Group stock, the Montreal-based multi-platform music entertainment company...

The Weekly Briefing

RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: News Talk Sauga 960 AM (CKNT-AM) Mississauga officially launched daily programming Monday morning, with its on-air lineup featuring Mike Bullard and former CRTC commissioner...

The Weekly Briefing

RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: The CRTC has approved Stingray Digital Group’s purchase of Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited (NCCL) and its radio and television stations for $523,949,242. Stingray will...

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RADIO/AUDIO/PODCAST: Bryan Hall celebrated 65 years in broadcasting on Wednesday. “Hallsy” was celebrated at an Edmonton Broadcasters Club luncheon with 170 guests in attendance. Mayor...
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