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ATN acquires Canadian broadcast rights for Afghanistan Premier League cricket

Asian Television Network (ATN), Canada's largest South Asian broadcaster, has acquired exclusive Canadian broadcast rights for the first-ever Afghanistan Premier League 2018 (APL 2018). ATN will broadcast all 23...

BCE Inc. appoints new COO, vice chair

Mirko Bibic has been named the new Chief Operating Officer for BCE Inc. and Bell Canada. Current CEO and president George Cope was the last person to...

DGC and CMPA ratify new three-year deal

The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) and the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) have ratified a new DGC-CMPA Standard Agreement. Reached in principle in July, the three-year...

CBC to air third doc in Gord Downie trilogy

CBC has announced the broadcast premiere date for Finding The Secret Path, a one-hour documentary featuring never-before-seen footage of the last year of Gord Downie’s...

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...

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