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Netflix announces plans to open Canadian office in face of looming regulation

Netflix has announced plans to open a Canadian office and hire a dedicated content executive to work directly with the Canadian creative community, as...

TV & Film News – Short-Term Compensation Fund extended through March 2022

Canadian Heritage Min. Steven Guilbeault has announced that the federal government is doubling the Short-Term Compensation Fund to $100 million and extending the COVID-19...

Amazon Prime Video commits $1.25M to support Canada’s BIPOC production community

Amazon Prime Video has announced a $1.25 million (CAD) commitment to support the Canadian BIPOC TV and film production community under a new partnership...
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Global restructures Manitoba & Saskatchewan news operations

Corus Entertainment has announced its restructuring its Global News operations in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The changes will mean supper-hour and late night newscasts for...

TV & Film News – Schitt’s Creek earns five Golden Globes nominations

Schitt's Creek has been nominated for a total of five Golden Globe Awards, including Best Television Series (Music or Comedy). Catherine O’Hara is up...

CBC confirms cancellation of ‘Trickster’ following Latimer controversy

CBC has confirmed it won't be moving forward with a second season of Trickster, the critically-acclaimed Indigenous sci-fi series formerly helmed by Michelle Latimer. Based...

TV & Film News – Prime Time goes virtual

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) Prime Time conference starts streaming Thursday through Feb. 10, kicking off with a virtual opening reception. Among this...

Hollywood Suite makes internal executive promotions

Hollywood Suite has upped two of its internal staffers to new executive roles. Sharon Stevens is promoted to Vice-President of Programming, the title formerly held...

Sid Seixeiro leaving Sportsnet to join BT Toronto

Sportsnet personality Sid Seixeiro has announced he's leaving Tim & Sid, the radio & TV simulcast he's hosted alongside Tim Micallef since 2011, to join...

TV & Film News – Numeris announces national rollout of VAM, end of TV...

Numeris’ has announced it’s rolling out its cross-platform Video Audience Measurement (VAM) solution nationally, while also revealing to members it’s scrapping its TV Diary...