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Canadian Heritage extends Local Journalism Initiative through 2027

Canadian Heritage has announced $58.8 million in funding to extend the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI) through 2027. Initially launched in 2019 as a five-year, $50...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CMG and CBC/Radio-Canada reach tentative collective agreement

The CRTC has released its annual highlights of the telecommunications sector report for 2022. The Canadian sector experienced a 3.5% increase in total revenues,...

Nathalie Théberge appointed CRTC Vice-Chair

Nathalie Théberge has been appointed Vice-Chairperson of the CRTC, starting April 3. Canadian Heritage announced Théberge's appointment to a five-year term on Thursday. The longtime...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – BCAB announces Award of Excellence honourees

The BC Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) has announced its annual Awards of Excellence, recognizing the "Best in Province" for radio and television commercials, station...

BCAB announces annual Awards of Excellence winners

The BC Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) has announced its annual Awards of Excellence, recognizing the "Best in Province" for radio and television commercials, station...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Conrad Black to headline WAB Conference

The Western Association of Broadcasters (WAB) has unveiled former newspaper publisher, businessman, and author Conrad Black as its keynote speaker, ahead of its June...

Conrad Black headlines June’s WAB conference

The Western Association of Broadcasters (WAB) has unveiled former newspaper publisher, businessman, and author Conrad Black as its keynote speaker, ahead of its June...

Bell Media layoffs hit television hardest thus far

The extent of job losses at Bell Media is becoming clearer as parent company BCE proceeds with the layoff of 4,800 employees. Thus far, it...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CBC/Radio-Canada unveils National Indigenous Strategy

CBC/Radio-Canada has unveiled the public broadcaster’s first-ever National Indigenous Strategy. Strengthening Relations, Walking Together is a three-year plan committing to better reflect and serve...

Bell to reduce workforce by 4,800, divest 45 radio stations

Bell has announced it's reducing its workforce by 4,800 positions and selling 45 of its 103 radio stations, pending CRTC approval. Representing 9% of the...

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