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Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Feds to move forward with tax on foreign...

The Government of Canada will move forward with a plan to tax large, foreign digital companies like Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook, according to...
Québec Press Council

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Canadian telecom and TV complaints up 35% for...

The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) year-end report indicates complaints from Canadian telecom and TV customers were up another 35% for 2018-19,...

Telecom and TV customer complaints up 35%, according to CCTS year-end report

The latest report from the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) indicates complaints from Canadian telecom and TV customers were up another 35%...

CRTC, Telecom & Media News – CRTC hosts Facebook consultation on CBC/Radio-Canada

The CRTC wants to know if you see yourself reflected in CBC/Radio-Canada’s programming. It’s asking Canadians for their opinions as part of the public...

Stabbing footage aired without warning violated code: CBSC

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) says CTV Toronto violated several codes when it aired cell phone footage of a stabbing without warning to...

Hodan Nalayeh posthumously receives JHR human rights reporting award

Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) has posthumously awarded its 2019 JHR Award in Extraordinary Achievement in Human Rights Reporting to Hodan Nalayeh. Nalayeh, a Somali-Canadian journalist,...

Media, Regulatory & Telecom News – Matt Devlin named Sports Media Canada’s Broadcaster of...

Toronto Raptors play-by-play announcer Matt Devlin has been named Sports Media Canada’s Broadcaster of the Year. Devlin was among eight honourees in the annual...
Steven Guilbeault

Steven Guilbeault to take over Canadian Heritage portfolio: reports

Newly-elected Quebec MP and environmentalist Steven Guilbeault is set to take over the Canadian Heritage portfolio in a federal cabinet shuffle, according to reports...

CBC cuts to be minimized through retirements, unfilled vacancies: CMG

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), which represents CBC/Radio-Canada employees outside Quebec, says it's working to minimize the impact of 35 layoffs announced this week...

CBC issues layoff notices to 35 staff citing budget pressures

CBC has given 35 employees a "notice of redundancy" amidst budget pressures. The majority of the affected positions are in Toronto with layoffs set to...
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