CityNews Channel coming to Toronto this fall

Rogers Broadcasting announced today that it will launch CityNews Channel, a 24/7 English language news station, in Toronto this October.

In addition to competing against local news broadcasts, the station will compete for audience against Bell Media’s local CP24 news station and National News channels such as CBC News Network, CTV News Channel, and Sun News.

New TV show is all about Smartphone and Tablet APPs

The Business News Network (BNN) and CP24, digital television stations owned by CTV Networks, have announced a new television show called App Central explores the growing market of apps for tablets and smartphones.

The thirty minute show, featuring on-air talent Amber MacArthur, Michael Hainsworth and Kris Abel, will report on the latest apps, interview their creators, and offer up an app related gadget review.

CP24 launches mobile friendly site

Toronto based news channel CP24 this morning announced the launch of a new moble news website.

In addition to a selection of local news and information items, the site has a traffic link which allows commuters to view images from MTO traffic cameras and view travel times for major arteries.