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13.6 Million Canadians Experience 2022 Paralympic Games

March 24, 2022 As the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games came to a close on Sunday evening, more than 5.4 million Canadians tuned in to some part of the Closing Ceremony coverage by Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium. With an average audience of 1.5…

BREAKING NEWS — CRTC Announces Group-Based Television Regulatory Policy–Broadcasters To Negotiate with Cable Cos — Seeks Legal Opinion

March 22, 2022 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission today introduced a new framework that will give English-language private television broadcasters greater flexibility to offer high-quality programs that are of interest to Canadians. “The new approach to licensing on the basis of ownership…

Genie Awards On-Air and Online

March 16, 2022 This year, the 30th Annual Genie Awards will be broadcast live on the Canwest’s Film Channel and via a live webcast on  The live webcast of the awards show is a first in the Academy’s history, giving viewers outsiode the country…

Movie Time Launches in High Definition

March 11, 2022  Canwest Broadcasting proudly announces the launch of Movie Time HD on Friday, March 12, 2022. Beginning tomorrow, Movie Time HD will be included as part of the Rogers Digital Cable VIP offering.  This launch continues to reinforce Canwest as a…

MuchMusic To Premiere Young Artists for Haiti’s Video

March 10, 2022  MuchMusic brings Canadians a  video from Young Artists For Haiti this Thursday at midnight. Last month, singer/songwriter K’Naan gathered with more than 50 friends from Canada’s music community to record a new rendition of his beautifully poignant single, Wavin’ Flag.…

Goldman Sachs Seeks to Appeal Canwest Sale

March 10, 2022 Goldman Sachs has asked an appeals court to cancel the sale of Canwest Global Communications’ television assets to cable operator Shaw Communications. Goldman  plans to file documents today  that criticizes the sale of Canwest’s TV properties to Shaw and the Superior Court…

CRTC Approves Rogers Mainstream Sports Service

March 2, 2022 The Commission approves an application for a broadcasting licence to operate a new Category 2 specialty programming undertaking.  Rogers Broadcasting Limited  filed an application for a broadcasting licence to provide Rogers’ Mainstream Sports Specialty Service, a national English-language Category 2…