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CRTC denies FairPlay website blocking proposal

The CRTC has denied the FairPlay Canada coalition's website-blocking proposal to address copyright piracy. The commission says it does not have the jurisdiction under the Telecommunications...

What the new USMCA deal means for broadcasting

NAFTA renegotiations wrapped Sunday night with a new trilateral trade deal. While protections for Canada's cultural sectors remain as-is in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA),...

Canadian comedy veterans partner in new Toronto studio venture

Canadian comedy veterans Tim Steeves and George Westerholm are joining writer/director David Merry in new film and TV production venture Home Invasion Studios.   The Toronto production...

Marilyn Denis quashing rumours she’s retiring

Marilyn Denis wants you to know she's not going anywhere. The host of The Marilyn Denis Show on CTV, and co-host of CHUM 104.5 Toronto mornings, continues...

CBC’s Workin’ Moms among Canadian iEmmy Award nominees

CBC sitcom Workin' Moms is among the Canadian productions nominated for a 2018 International Emmy Award or iEmmy. Announced this week, the International Academy of Television Arts &...

Facebook breach exposes 50M users

Facebook stock was trading down three per cent Friday morning after the social network revealed a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts. Guy Rosen, the...

Latest MTM research looks at what Canadians are watching online

What are Canadians streaming online? According to the latest report from the Media Technology Monitor (MTM), action/drama is the most popular streaming genre with English-speaking...

Bob Cole returns to HNIC broadcast booth for 50th and final season

Bob Cole will return to the Hockey Night in Canada broadcast booth for a 50th and final season. Sportsnet says Cole, 85, is scheduled to...

CRTC reveals criteria to tap $750M Broadband Fund

The CRTC has revealed the criteria that will be used to evaluate applications for funding from its $750-million Broadband Fund, established to improve broadband internet...

CBC Radio’s ‘This Is That’ to wrap after this season

CBC Radio One satirical current affairs show This Is That will end its nine-year run following this season. Creators and hosts Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring made...

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