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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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CSA Announces 2017 Host

December 15, 2016 Toronto native Howie Mandel is returning home to host the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. The show, which will air live on CBC -TV on March 12, 2017, honours the best in Canadian film and television. On the film side, last…
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BravoFACTUAL Award Recipients from December 9 Jury Meeting

December 14, 2016     Bell Media’s BravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 11 BravoFACTUAL award recipients from the December 9 jury meeting. Selected from 65 applications, a total of $501,341 was awarded to Canadian filmmakers for the production of…
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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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Roland Canada Announces Streaming Presentation by Uvision

December 14, 2016 Learn to mix HD video, record high quality files, and stream live to YouTube, Facebook, or to 3rd party streaming providers. Join us December 14th between 1 – 4 PM ET for a hands-on session in Roland’s new Toronto offices.…
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OBITUARY — ALAN THICKE

December 14, 2016 Veteran Canadian actor Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69.   Thicke was playing hockey with his youngest son Carter when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Thicke was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario in 1947.    After graduating from Western…
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‘The Vinyl Cafe’ Host Suspends Show to Focus on Melanoma Treatment

December 13, 2016 “The Vinyl Cafe” host and writer Stuart McLean is suspending his popular radio show to focus on his cancer treatment. In an online post on his website, the bestselling author, journalist and humorist says that he had figured treatment would…
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Petition to Support Community Media Presented in House of Commons

December 13, 2016 Canadians in five federal ridings have so far petitioned Parliament for support for community-operated TV and media centres. The petition was presented first by Rodger Cuzner of Cape-Breton-Canso on December 2nd, and then last week by two other Liberals (Karen…
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CTV Winnipeg Announces New Co-Host of Morning Show

December 13, 2016 CTV Winnipeg today announced that Rahim Ladhani has been named Co-Host of Winnipeg’s local morning show CTV Morning Live, joining Gabby Marchand who is currently filling in for Nicole Dubé during her maternity leave. Already a familiar face to viewers across Manitoba…
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AES Toronto Announces December Meeting

December 13, 2016 Peter McBoyle: New Technology in the world of Musical Theatre Sound Design Creativity, Collaboration and Compromise or “Why I Hate Hats!” When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Time: 7:00pm Where: Humber College 3199 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto Recording Studio, Room AX-101  Parking is…