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Groupe V Media Appoints Executive VP, Strategy and Communications

November 30, 2022 Maxime Rémillard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe V Media, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dimitri Gourdin as Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Communications.  In this capacity, he will assume a leading role in the management of the…
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Skinny Cable Rules To Become Effective as CRTC Mandates More Choice

November 30, 2022 by Aleksandra Sagan The CRTC and consumer advocacy group OpenMedia say they’re keeping a close eye on the country’s TV providers as the final phase of new ‘skinny’ cable packages rules are implemented on Thursday. After regulations were first introduced earlier this year,…
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W Network Greenlights Bachelor Canada

November 30, 2022   Following the hugely successful inaugural season of the The Bachelorette Canada, W Network is bringing The Bachelor Canada to fans of the franchise. “The Bachelorette Canada was a colossal hit, resonating with fans across the country, and we’re excited…
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CBC/Radio-Canada’s Mandate Must be Reviewed First

November 29, 2022   Julie Tremblay, President and CEO of TVA Group, has commented on CBC/Radio-Canada’s proposals in the Canadian Heritage consultation on Canadian content in a digital world: “The idea of removing advertising from CBC/Radio-Canada in exchange for increased, guaranteed public funding,…
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Corus’ Cooking Channel Unveils Schedule for Premiere

November 29, 2022 Corus Entertainment’s Cooking Channel Canada officially arrives in Canada on December 12. Dishing out a delectable lineup of programming that is sure to satisfy Canadian foodies across the country, the network’s exclusive programming serves up series with beloved celebrity cooks,…
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Broadcasting Accessibility Fund Approves Second Round Project Grants

November 29, 2022 The Broadcasting Accessibility Fund today announced that it will award $667,000 in grants to six new and innovative projects designed to advance accessibility to broadcasting content for Canadians with disabilities. These six new projects represent the completion of the Fund’s…
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Eastlink Launches Exchange Plan Allowing Customers to Customize Channels

November 29, 2022 Cable provider Eastlink rolled out a unique plan Tuesday that allows customers more flexibility in selecting what TV channels they want to watch.   The Halifax-based company, which serves markets across Canada, says people will be able to customize their packages…
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Lionsgate Signs Licensing Agreement with Chinese Streaming Platform

November 29, 2022 Lionsgate has signed a new long-term output deal for a broad range of commercial feature films and a number of Lionsgate library titles with China’s largest comprehensive online video platform, iQIYI, the two companies announced today. The agreement covers subscription…
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Sandvine Unveils Advanced QoE Metrics for Encrypted Video

November 29, 2022 Sandvine,  a provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced the launch of advanced quality of experience (QoE) metrics for encrypted video that will allow communications service providers (CSPs) to accurately measure the many factors that…
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DHX Media and Ipsos Unveil Global Parental Survey Results

November 29, 2022 DHX Media and Ipsos, Canada’s market intelligence leader and the country’s leading provider of public opinion research, announce the results from a survey of 2,700 parents in the US, Canada and the UK, designed to illuminate how children age 0-12…