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CRTC sets Rogers-Shaw transaction hearing for November

The CRTC has set a hearing date for Nov. 22 to consider Rogers Communications' application to acquire Shaw Communications and take over its 16...

Content pirates ordered to pay $29M in damages to Bell, Rogers, TVA

A Federal Court judge has ordered three pirate TV providers to pay more than $29 million in damages to Bell, Rogers and TVA, who...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Bell Media ad revenue rebounds in Q2

BCE’s Q2 net earnings increased 149.7% to $734 million with net earnings attributable to shareholders growing 189% to $685 million, or $0.76 per common...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CBSC finds Noovo Montreal breached code with explicit...

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has concluded that a Noovo Montreal (CFJP-DT) broadcast of an episode of Mon ex à moi featured explicit...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – FlexNetworks acquires Fiber.CA network

FlexNetworks has announced its acquisition of Fiber.CA Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2005 by Ron Dallmeier and Mike Gobeil, Fiber.CA’s ultra...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC data confirms commercial radio, conventional TV hit...

CRTC data shows commercial radio and private conventional television were hit hardest by the pandemic impact on advertising as Canadian broadcast revenues declined overall...

Coalition wins case challenging RCMP media exclusion zones at Fairy Creek

A coalition of media outlets and press freedom organizations seeking unimpeded access to ongoing old growth logging protests at Fairy Creek, near Port Renfrew,...

CRTC data shows commercial radio, television revenues hit hardest by pandemic

Commercial radio and private conventional television were hit the hardest by the pandemic impact on advertising as Canadian broadcast revenues declined overall by 6.6%...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Coalition of media outlets takes Fairy Creek press...

APTN, Ricochet Media, The Narwhal, Capital Daily, Canada’s National Observer, The Discourse and IndigiNews, along with the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Canadian...

Independent media coalition takes Fairy Creek press freedom fight to court

Victoria lawyer Sean Hearn was in a Nanaimo courtroom Wednesday morning arguing on behalf of a coalition of independent media outlets and press freedom...

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