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  1. Industry News
    Three Canadian media heavyweights have joined forces to create their own online digital advertising platform. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Rogers Media and Shaw Media will be forming the Canadian Premium Audience Exchange (CPAX) to provide potential clients a private real-time...
  2. What's On Television?
    The obesity epidemic is nothing new, but controversial new science is looking beyond the obvious reason of increased caloric consumption. Next week, in a show entitled "Programmed to be Fat?" the CBC's Nature of Things with David Suzuki examines the link between endocrine-disrupting chemicals...
  3. Industry News
    The obesity epidemic is nothing new, but controversial new science is looking beyond the obvious reason of increased caloric consumption. Next week, in a show entitled "Programmed to be Fat?" the CBC's Nature of Things with David Suzuki examines the link between endocrine-disrupting chemicals...
  4. Industry News
    Recently released ratings data from the Bureau of Broadcast Measurement (BBM) Canada provides a snapshot of what Canadians were watching on television over the past 12 months, and Canada's national pastime ranks at the top. The Stanley Cup playoffs on CBC, along with last year's World Juniors...
  5. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    A new paper from the CBC Why Advertising on CBC/RadioCanada is Good Public Policy is an interesting read. It's obviously self serving but it also makes some important observations about the benefits of advertising to the corporation. Please Note: Review the document before posting. If you...
  6. Industry News
    A new twenty-seven page paper from the CBC entitled "Why Advertising on CBC/RadioCanada is Good Public Policy," argues that advertising does not detract from the public broadcaster's mandate and that there is no good public policy reason to eliminate advertising from its television services...
  7. On the Web
    CBC today announced it will launch a new digital news service in Hamilton, Ontario in the spring of 2012. from press release For the life of me, I really don't know what this is. I think it's really just a Hamilton news and information website A CBC story essentially just says the same...
  8. Industry News
    On September 1st, the day after the transition from analog to digital over-the-air (OTA) signals in Canada, Digital Home readers in Atlantic Canada began complaining that their local CBC high definition channel had stopped broadcasting in HD. The problem affected the CBC Over-the-Air (OTA)...
  9. Industry News
    Listenership was up in September CBC Radio across Canada, with particularly strong showings in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto, and for the network overall, according to PPM results. CBC Radio One captured a 9.2 share, its highest since November 2009, while CBC Radio 2 captured a 2.5 share in...
  10. Industry News
    The North Atlantic Ocean is one of the most hostile marine environments in the world. The Atlantic-Canadians who make their living from the fishery, merchant shipping and offshore oil and gas go about their work shadowed by an ever-present danger. So why, then, must they rely on a search and...
  11. Industry News
    CBC announced today it will introduce new radio stations and internet services for the London area and the Kitchener-Waterloo region beginning in the fall of 2012. Earlier this year, the public broadcaster announced new stations in Kelowna, Kamloops and Victoria. The new stations are part of...
  12. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    CBC announced today it will introduce new radio and internet services for the Kitchener-Waterloo area commencing in fall of 2012. "Kitchener-Waterloo and the surrounding area, is home to over a half million Ontarians. As the public broadcaster, we're delighted to be able to introduce new on the...
  13. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    CBC announced today it will introduce new radio and internet services for the London area commencing in fall of 2012. "We're aiming to offer local service which reflects and connects the urban nature of London, the top local news of the day, arts and culture, and the city's diverse make-up. We...
  14. What's On Television?
    Primetime Premiere DatesSep.13 8:00pm Tue Rick Mercer Report Sep.13 8:30pm Tue 22 Minutes Sep.13 9:00pm Tue Camelot Sep.14 8:00pm Wed Dragons' Den Sep.14 9:00pm Wed Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays Sep.14 9:30pm Wed The Debaters Sep.16 8:00pm Fri The Ron James Show Sep.18 7:00pm Sun...
  15. Industry News
    CBC Television’s popular comedy show "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" returns for its 19th season on Tuesday, September 13 at 8:30 pm This season Shaun Majumder rejoins cast members Mark Critch, Geri Hall and Cathy Jones to satirize Canadian politics and daily events. Majumder had left the show last...
  16. Industry News
    Bell Media and CBC/Radio-Canada have announced an agreement to form a broadcast partnership that will bid for the Canadian media rights for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and the Rio 2016 Olympic Game. The new broadcast partnership is independent of Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media...
  17. Industry News
    He was a Montreal kid who grew up to win three world boxing championship titles, millions of dollars in prize money and legions of fans around the world. But Arturo Gatti was also a troubled man who, outside of the ring, loved to party as hard as he fought. In July 2009, Gatti died in the...
  18. Industry News
    In a surprise decision handed down today, the CRTC has allowed the CBC to continue broadcasting analog television signals in twenty-two markets until August 2012. The move effectively guts the federal regulators original 2007 decision which would require Canadian television broadcasters to...
  19. Industry News
    Canada's National public broadcaster took home twenty-six awards, including a Grand Prize for the Age of Persuasion, at the 2011 New York Festivals International Radio Awards in New York City. The New York Festival now in its 29th year, honours the most original and innovative radio programs...
  20. What's On Television?
    There will be no 3D broadcasts of the Stanley Cup final this year and the CBC’s general manager of technology says he’s no longer as confident in broadcasting in three dimensions, due to the “exorbitant” cost and low viewership numbers. Fred Mattocks still believes in 3D and was pleased how the...
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