Tag: Regulatory

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Open letter to PMO appeals...

CBC/Radio-Canada, CityNews, Global News, OMNI, Quebecor, and TVO are among the broadcasters that have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appealing...

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REVOLVING DOOR: Ian Scott, the Chairman of the CRTC whose five-year term was set to expire last weekend, will stay on as head of the...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC announces adoption of 9-8-8...

The CRTC has announced it will adopt 9-8-8 as the number to call or text for Canadians who are in need of immediate mental...

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REVOLVING DOOR: Michael Melling, CTV’s Vice President of News, is on leave, pending the outcome of a third-party workplace review first announced on Aug. 19....

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Bell Media to launch third-party...

Bell Media says it will launch an “independent third-party internal workplace review” of its newsroom, in the wake of the public backlash over the...

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REVOLVING DOOR: Scott Roberts will succeed the retiring Gord Steinke as co-anchor of Global News Hours at 6 in Edmonton, beginning Sept. 1. Roberts, who’ll...

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REVOLVING DOOR: Lisa LaFlamme has revealed that Bell Media terminated her contract at the end of June after 35 years with CTV, the last 11...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CMPA, CAB, FRIENDS among petitioners...

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), and CBC watchdog, FRIENDS, are among the organizations that have submitted petitions...

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REVOLVING DOOR: John Derringer and Q107 (CILQ-FM) Toronto have officially parted ways. Corus Entertainment suspended the highly-rated Derringer in the Morning in May, following a...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – RCMP charge five in illegal...

The RCMP Cybercrime Investigative Team has charged five Toronto individuals with unlawfully distributing Internet Protocol television (IPTV). The investigation, dubbed Project OLoki, began in...