Tag: Telecom

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REVOLVING DOOR: Daryn Jones and Deepa Prashad have been named the new morning co-hosts at 99.9 Virgin Radio (CKFM-FM) Toronto. The pair formally succeed the...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Google strikes $100M deal to...

Google has reached an agreement with the federal government that will see the digital giant contribute $100 million in annual financial support to meet...

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REVOLVING DOOR: Shane Hewitt has revealed that Corus Entertainment has cancelled his late night network talk show The Shift with Shane Hewitt that aired across...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Online Streaming Act hearings get...

The CRTC has kicked off three weeks of hearings on the Online Streaming Act, with Quebecor and Bell urging the commission to expeditiously consider...

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REVOLVING DOOR: Travis Dhanraj has been named the incoming host of CBC News daily prime time program, Canada Tonight, starting in January. Dhanraj succeeds Ginella...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Canadian Heritage hands down final...

Canadian Heritage Min. Pascale St-Onge has released the final policy direction around the Online Streaming Act to the CRTC, clarifying that social media, digital...

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REVOLVING DOOR: Stéphanie Paquette has been appointed as the CRTC’s Regional Commissioner for Quebec for a five-year term, effective Nov. 23. Paquette has nearly 30...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – TVA Group eliminates 547 jobs...

Quebecor-owned TVA Group has announced major changes “to secure its future at a time of crisis for the global media industry,” that will include...

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REVOLVING DOOR: Zuraidah Alman will host a new 5 p.m. CTV News Toronto weekday newscast, beginning Monday, Nov. 13. The new newscast will air ahead...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Corus suspends dividend amid macroeconomic...

Corus Entertainment has suspended its dividend amidst macroeconomic uncertainty and advertising weakness, combined with the impact of the WGA strike and ongoing SAG-AFTRA labour...