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‘Major transformation’ of Radio Canada International includes smaller team, more language offerings

CBC/Radio-Canada has announced "a major transformation" of Radio Canada International (RCI) that includes expanding into Punjabi and Tagalog-language content, producing a new weekly podcast...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Dave Thomas, Denham Jolly among Order of Canada...

SCTV cast member Dave Thomas, former Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) President Glenn O’Farrell, and Denham Jolly, founder of Canada’s first Black-owned radio station...
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Digital tax announced, Part II fees waived in federal fall economic update

Starting July 1, foreign-based digital services like Netflix and Spotify will be forced to charge GST/HST, while a corporate level tax on digital companies...

Denham Jolly, Glenn O’Farrell among new Order of Canada appointees

SCTV cast member Dave Thomas, former Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) President Glenn O'Farrell, and Denham Jolly, founder of Canada's first Black-owned radio station Flow...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CAJ launches newsroom diversity survey

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has launched the 2020 Canadian Newsroom Diversity Survey, Canada's first representative survey of diversity in media. It comes...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Corus diversity review finds managers lacked accountability, awareness

Corus Entertainment has released an overview of the findings of a diversity review undertaken earlier this year following allegations of a workplace culture of...

Broadcasters must disclose ownership interest: CBSC

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) says broadcasters must disclose their ownership interest following a complaint that CTV Toronto promoted Crave series Canada's Drag Race...

Trailblazer Ernest Tucker to be posthumously inducted into CBC News Hall of Fame

CBC News has announced that Ernest Tucker will be inducted into the CBC News Hall of Fame next month. Noted as the public broadcaster's first...

Kevin Desjardins named first CAB president since 2009

Kevin Desjardins has been named as the new president of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), effective today. Dejardins previously worked with the CAB from...

Corus diversity review finds leadership awareness, accountability lacking

Corus Entertainment has released an overview of the findings of a diversity review undertaken earlier this year following allegations of a workplace culture of...

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