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The Western Association of Broadcasters has announced the lineup for its 83rd Annual Conference

 GENERAL: The Western Association of Broadcasters has announced the lineup for its 83rd Annual Conference in Banff, Alberta, June 7-8, 2017. Bloomberg TV’s Amanda Lang...

Conservative Party leadership candidates took aim at the country’s public broadcaster last week

GENERAL: Conservative Party leadership candidates took aim at the country’s public broadcaster last week with Kellie Leitch pitching a plan to scrap the CBC entirely....

Sparknetworks Syndication and Services To Merge With Momentum Media Marketing Inc.

Shawn Smith to Continue as President of Momentum Pat Bohn to Serve as Consultant to the Merged Entity Momentum Media Networks to Launch New Website Vancouver, BC...

The CRTC will now renew the licenses of most TV service providers on a...

TV/FILM/VIDEO: The CRTC will now renew the licenses of most TV service providers on a year-to-year basis, rather than the usual seven-year term. The commission...

Wind Mobile has rebranded as Freedom Mobile

 GENERAL: Wind Mobile has rebranded as Freedom Mobile and launched LTE service. LTE coverage will be rolled out in Toronto and Vancouver on Nov. 27...
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The House of Commons Heritage committee study of media and local communities continued looking...

GENERAL: The House of Commons Heritage committee study of media and local communities continued Tuesday, looking at the state of the news industry in the...

Mediacorp Canada Inc. has announced the 2017 winners of its Canada’s Top 100 Employers...

GENERAL: Mediacorp Canada Inc. has announced the 2017 winners of its Canada's Top 100 Employers competition. Broadcast industry related winners include: Aboriginal Peoples Television Network...

Bell Media has won the right to appeal a CRTC ruling that would see...

TV/FILM/VIDEO: Bell Media has won the right to appeal a CRTC ruling that would see U.S. commercials air during Super Bowl broadcasts in Canada and...

The CRTC has issued notice to hear renewal of television licenses

TV/FILM/VIDEO: The CRTC has issued notice to hear renewal of television licenses held by large English- and French-language ownership groups Nov. 22-24 in Laval, QC....

Five days of CRTC public hearings got underway Oct. 31

GENERAL: Five days of CRTC public hearings got underway Oct. 31 to tackle the practice of “differential pricing” for Internet customers. The hearing was sparked...

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