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Jim Pattison Broadcast Group acquires stake in Edmonton’s Lift Interactive

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group (JPBG) has acquired a minority stake in Edmonton digital agency Lift Interactive. Founded in 2002 by Micah and Kristi Slavens,...

Cardinal, The Handmaid’s Tale, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina lead DGC Award wins

The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) handed out its 18th annual DGC Awards Saturday night in Toronto. Hungarian-Canadian filmmaker George Mihalka (My Bloody Valentine, La...

CBSC seeking younger adjudicators

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) is looking to recruit younger adjudicators. Sylvie Courtemanche, chair of the CBSC, says particularly when it comes to adjudicating...

Jonas Woost leaves STORYHIVE for Pacific Content

Pacific Content has hired Jonas Woost as the branded podcast company's Director of Business Development. Woost has been the Executive Producer, Original Content, for TELUS'...

Martine Turcotte set to retire from Bell in New Year

Martine Turcotte, Vice Chair, Québec, will retire from BCE Inc. in January after 31 years with the company. Turcotte, who joined Bell as legal counsel...

Music Canada establishes scholarship in memory of Deane Cameron

Music Canada has established a scholarship in memory of Deane Cameron, former President of EMI Music Canada. A dedicated industry advocate, Cameron, 65, passed...

Matt Galloway named new host of CBC Radio’s ‘The Current’

CBC has revealed that Matt Galloway, the longtime host of CBC Radio One Toronto's Metro Morning, is set to take over hosting duties on...

Esta Spalding, Mary Young Leckie among WIFT-T Crystal Award honourees

Former TIFF VP Maxine Bailey, Cinefest Sudbury executive director Tammy Frick, Solo Productions producer Mary Young Leckie, Oya Media Group co-founder Alison Duke, writer/producer/showrunner...

Benztown CEO Andy Sannemann in conversation with Matt Anderson, Director of Custom Imaging

Matt Anderson has been working with Benztown for close to two years now and I am really excited and proud to share some of...

Marvel strikes exclusive podcast deal with SiriusXM and Pandora

SiriusXM and Marvel have struck a multi-year agreement that will see the legacy superhero brand create exclusive podcasts for SiriusXM and Pandora. The deal encompasses...

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