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    December 14, 2024 Veteran Canadian actor Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69.   Thicke was playing hockey with his youngest son Carter when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Thicke was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario in 1947.    After graduating from Western…

    ‘The Vinyl Cafe’ Host Suspends Show to Focus on Melanoma Treatment

    December 13, 2024 “The Vinyl Cafe” host and writer Stuart McLean is suspending his popular radio show to focus on his cancer treatment. In an online post on his website, the bestselling author, journalist and humorist says that he had figured treatment would…

    Petition to Support Community Media Presented in House of Commons

    December 13, 2024 Canadians in five federal ridings have so far petitioned Parliament for support for community-operated TV and media centres. The petition was presented first by Rodger Cuzner of Cape-Breton-Canso on December 2nd, and then last week by two other Liberals (Karen…

    CTV Winnipeg Announces New Co-Host of Morning Show

    December 13, 2024 CTV Winnipeg today announced that Rahim Ladhani has been named Co-Host of Winnipeg’s local morning show CTV Morning Live, joining Gabby Marchand who is currently filling in for Nicole Dubé during her maternity leave. Already a familiar face to viewers across Manitoba…

    AES Toronto Announces December Meeting

    December 13, 2024 Peter McBoyle: New Technology in the world of Musical Theatre Sound Design Creativity, Collaboration and Compromise or “Why I Hate Hats!” When: Tuesday, December 13, 2024 Time: 7:00pm Where: Humber College 3199 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto Recording Studio, Room AX-101  Parking is…

    Evertz Receives Emmy Award for Technology & Engineering

    December 12, 2024 Evertz today announced that they have earned an Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering from the The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The award acknowledges Evertz’s work in Live Production Beyond HD to Achieve Non-Interpolated Video for Instant…

    DHX Launches Telemagino App

    December 12, 2024 DHX Television, home to Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, announced today the expansion of its multiplatform offering to French-language viewers with the release of The Télémagino App, available now. Delivering more than 500 episodes across 20 series to preschool…

    Lionsgate Receives 17 Golden Globe Nominations

    December 12, 2024 Lionsgate  earned 17 Golden Globe nominations, spanning its feature film and television businesses this morning, led by an industry-best seven nominations, including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, for Damien Chazelle’scritically-acclaimed La La Land. Lionsgate’s Hacksaw Ridge received three…

    SOCAN Launches Merchandise Campaign for Charity

    December 12, 2024 “Music ♥’s Everybody” is the intriguing message of a new merchandise campaign unveiled by SOCAN today, with all proceeds going to the Unison Benevolent Fund, a non-profit, registered charity that provides counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music…

    New Streaming Service Offers Content for Visually Impaired

    December 9, 2024 by Bill Brioux   “They kiss; we tell.”  That’s the cheeky motto behind TellMe TV, a new streaming service aimed at providing Described Video on-demand to visually impaired Canadians.  The service, which costs $6.99 a month, launched in November and is currently available…