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CBC pushes further into FAST space with CBC Comedy channel

CBC has launched CBC Comedy, a free ad-supported streaming (FAST) channel featuring the public broadcaster's original comedy series, sketch shows and stand-up specials. Now available...

Corus cancels Entertainment Tonight Canada amid share woes

Corus Entertainment has announced it's ending production of Entertainment Tonight Canada, as the company's share price continues to hover around the $1 mark. "After more...

Industry builder and CanCon champion Stan Klees dead at 91

Stan Klees, whose legacy includes co-founding the JUNO Awards and lobbying for Canadian content requirements, has passed away at age 91. "Leading the charge in...

‘A Day To Listen’ broadcast returns to 500 radio stations Saturday

In recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, nearly 500 Canadian radio stations will come together for a third year to elevate...

Amazon Prime Video to start introducing ads early next year

Prime Video viewers in Canada will start seeing ads on the Amazon streaming service early next year. "To continue investing in compelling content and keep...

Corus releases on-air staff ahead of format flip at Winnipeg’s Peggy @ 99.1

Corus Entertainment has released its on-air staff at its Winnipeg Soft AC station, Peggy @ 99.1 (CFPG-FM), ahead of a format flip. The station had...

Economic stress driving ad-supported streaming growth, says Canadian Roku study

Seventy-five per cent of Canadian internet users are now streaming TV, with the majority watching ad-supported TV, according to Roku's annual Video on Demand...

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: CPAC President & CEO Christa Dickenson

CPAC President & CEO Christa Dickenson, who joined CPAC from Telefilm almost exactly one year ago, joins us on Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast...

Mediation talks break down between ACTRA and ICA

Two months of mediation talks between ACTRA ((Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) and ICA (Institute of Canadian Agencies) have ended as...

Younger listeners just as likely to tune AM/FM as they are to stream in-car

Canadians aged 18-34 are just as likely to listen to AM/FM radio in the car as they are a streaming service, according to a...

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