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DHX Media Receives CRTC Approval Permitting Advertising on Family Channel

November 3, 2022 DHX Media has received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to allow broadcast advertising, effective immediately, on its pay television channel, Family Channel. “DHX Media welcomes the CRTC’s decision to permit all specialty and pay television services to…
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BCE Reports Q3 Results

November 3, 2022 Net earnings increased 1.1% to $800 million; net earnings attributable to common shareholders up 1.8% to $752 million or $0.87 per common share; adjusted net earnings of $784 million delivered adjusted EPS of $0.91 in line with Q3 plan Cash…
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COGECO Inc. Releases Q4 Financial Results

November 3, 2022     Today, Cogeco Inc. announced its financial results for the fourth quarter ended August 31, 2022, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2022: • Revenue increased by $18.0 million, or 3.2%,…
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Federal Court of Appeal to Hear Bell Media’s Appeal on Super Bowl Ad Substitution

November 2, 2022 Bell Media says it’s pleased the Federal Court of Appeal will hear an appeal of the CRTC’s ban on broadcasting Canadian commercials during the Super Bowl instead of the big-budget ads Americans get to watch. Justice David Near granted leave…
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CRTC Issues Standard Requirements for TV, Discretionary and On-Demand Services

November 2, 2022 The CRTC has issued  standard conditions of licence, expectations and encouragements for television stations, discretionary services (formerly pay television and specialty services), and on-demand services (formerly pay-per-view and video-on-demand services). These broad licensing categories, which consolidate virtually all types of television…
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Coalition Urges Trudeau to Support UN “Journalists’ Protector”

November 2, 2022 A coalition of media organization and press freedom groups have joined forces on to call on the Canadian government to publicly endorse the campaign, led by Reporters without Borders, to appoint a Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the…
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9 Story Media Group to Produce New Animated Series

November 2, 2022 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Little Critter, LLC to produce a new animated series based on Mercer Mayer’s beloved Little Critter children’s book characters.  9 Story will also control worldwide…
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Quebecor Media Group Continues its Transformation

November 2, 2022   In a changing industry environment, Quebecor Media Group is announcing changes to its organizational structure designed to balance its cost structure and enhance operational efficiencies. The initiatives will enable Quebecor Media Group to maintain its lead in news and…
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Nelvana Expands Broadcast Partnership with Super RTL

November 1, 2022 Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana  has expanded its broadcast partnership with SUPER RTL, Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster, to bring a trio of live-action and animated kids’ series – Hotel Transylvania: The Series, Ranger Rob and Stanley Dynamic – to viewers across Germany.…
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Bell Media Begins Production on Documentary of Tragically Hip’s Historic Tour

November 1, 2022     The Tragically Hip’s 2022 epic cross-Canada tour, culminating in a highly charged and powerful concert in their hometown of Kingston, Ont., captured the heart of the country. Bell Media is teaming up with Banger Films, in association with…