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    CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish Unveils 50th Annual Campaign

    November 21, 2024       With the countdown to Christmas Day well underway, CP24 and 104.5 CHUM FM proudly announce the launch of the 50th annual CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish campaign, kicking off today with a generous donation of $25,000 from the…

    Montreal Sees Growth in TV and Film Production

    November 21, 2024 by Bill Brioux “Every actor should be lucky enough to film in Quebec,” says Peter Coyote.  “I think it’s a charmed environment.” At 75, the idiosyncratic American actor and Emmy Award-winning narrator has become more and more reluctant to leave his northern California…

    Power of Television is Celebrated on World Television Day

    November 21, 2024     The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) and EGTA, the Brussels-based association of television and radio sales houses, are underlining the impact and reach of the television industry on the 20th anniversary…

    Wind Mobile Rebrands to Freedom Mobile

    November 21, 2024 There’s a name change for Canada’s fourth-largest mobile phone company, which is now part of Shaw Communications. Wind Mobile is being rebranded as Freedom Mobile. The company, which was acquired by Shaw Communications earlier this year, said Monday existing customers,…

    Future of Broadband Investment Up In the Air After CRTC Rate Decision

    November 21, 2024 by Aleksandra Sagan Experts are casting doubt that some major Canadian firms will follow through on threats to stop expanding their broadband networks after the CRTC lowered proposed rates to be charged to smaller rivals accessing their services. The broadcast regulator’s decision isn’t…

    CRTC Partners with FCC to Combat Robocalls

    November 17, 2024 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission today signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. This formal agreement will allow both organizations to work more collaboratively on the growing threat that unwanted robocalls (also known as automated dialing-announcing…

    Canadian Television and Content Exporters Form Industry Association

    November 16, 2024 On Wednesday November 16th, the Canadian Association of Content Exporters – Association canadienne des exportateurs de contenu announced its founding membership and interim executive, established to represent distributors and exporters of television and digital content based in Canada.  Founding members…

    CRTC Chairman Criticizes Rogers & Shaw for Shutting Down Shomi

    November 16, 2024 The chairman of the CRTC  criticized Rogers and Shaw for shutting down Shomi — a platform he called the future of content. CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais said in prepared remarks for a speech in Ottawa today that he couldn’t help but…

    Globe and Mail Joins Rebel Media in Criticizing CBC at Heritage Committee Meeting

    November 16, 2024 The bastion of Canadian establishment journalism and a pugnacious media upstart took turns ripping into the publicly funded CBC in testimony Tuesday to the Commons Heritage committee. The publisher of the Globe and Mail newspaper, Philip Crawley, told members of…

    CRFC Announces New Funding Round for Radiometres Program

    November 16, 2024   The Community Radio Fund of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the seventh round of funding under the Radiometres program. Radiometres is a results-based program built around three outcomes: The improvement of local programming (music and/or spoken…