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    Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced changes in their regulations that will affect local news and community programming across Canada. According to the CRTC, Canadians value local news and watch it regularly but new technologies are making it...
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    Today, Bell Media confirmed its leading slate of new and returning original entertainment programming for the 2016/17 broadcast year in advance of the #CTVUpfront presentation in Toronto. Included in the roster are eight new series, covering drama, comedy and factual programming. "Bell Media...
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    Yesterday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced the approval of Corus Entertainment’s acquisition of Shaw Media. While both companies are already owned by the Shaw family, as Corus was spun off from Shaw in 1999 and the family controls both...
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    Here they grow again. Like TV? This Thursday, Bell Media announced some changes, as they plan to expand The Movie Network (TMN) into a national pay TV service and become the sole operator of HBO Canada. How is this happening? Corus Entertainment, the previous owners of HBO content rights in...
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    Lovers of homegrown Canadian content can rejoice. Earlier this month, Rogers and VICE Media, the youth media brand and digital content studio announced the development of VICE Canada, a new production facility that is now in development in the heart of Toronto. The Vice Canada studio will be...
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    The CRTC announced today that it is opening its on-line discussion forum to gather comments related to the recent draft of a proposed TV Code for Canadians. The proposed code would act as a code of conduct for television service providers in Canada. On March 26 th , 2015, a draft version of the...
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    Starting on September 1st, the CRTC is requesting that Canadian digital broadcasters and distributors hit the volume controls to prevent excessively loud TV ads. Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission reiterates: "Canadians will be able to...
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