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The Weather Network Launches Severe Weather Outlook

December 15, 2016 The Weather Network has launched the Severe Weather Outlook tool, a supplementary information resource for local forecasts on desktop and mobile web. This product will help users prepare for significant or severe weather, such as thunderstorms, heavy rain, snow and…
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Bell Media Radio Appoints Head of IHeartRadio

December 15, 2016   Randy Lennox, President, Broadcasting and Content, Bell Media announced the appointment today of Rob Farina to the role of Head of iHeartRadio, Syndication, and Strategic Initiatives, Bell Media Radio. After joining Bell Media seven months ago as Senior Advisor…
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Amazon Prime Video Launches in Canada

December 14, 2016 Amazon today announced that Amazon Prime Video is now available to customers in more than 200 countries,  including Canada. Customers around the world can now enjoy popular new original series like The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and…
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Blue Ant Media Appoints New CEO of Omnia Media

December 14, 2016 Blue Ant Media  announced today the appointment of David Brown to CEO of Omnia Media. The announcement arrives after Blue Ant Media’s 100% acquisition of the digital video network earlier in 2016. Brown is a former YouTube executive, who served…
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DHX Launches Telemagino App

December 12, 2016 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…
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New Streaming Service Offers Content for Visually Impaired

December 9, 2016 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…
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SCTE Foundation Launches New Campaign to Fund Education Programs

December 8, 2016 The SCTE Foundation today announced the launch of a new campaign that is intended to build a fund of $10 million or more—money that can be used to sustain educational, training, and diversity initiatives for the cable telecommunications workforce indefinitely…
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CBC Announces ‘Canada 150’ Programming Line-up

December 7, 2016 With only 25 days until 2017, CBC/Radio-Canada announced today a line-up of special Canada 150 programs. The public broadcaster will be at the heart of Canada’s anniversary year, sharing Canadian stories to celebrate the past, the present and the future,…
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Videotron Adds Napster and Tidal to Music Streaming Service

December 6, 2016 A few days after announcing the addition of another music streaming service to its catalogue, Videotron’s Unlimited Music service has announced two more additions, Napster and global music and entertainment platform, Tidal, bringing the total number of supported apps to…
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Drake and Bieber Receive Grammy Nominations

December 6, 2016 Chart-topping albums from Drake and Justin Bieber are in the running for several of the major Grammy categories this year, including album of the year. Toronto-based rapper Drake came away with the most nominations of all Canadian artists, getting eight…