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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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CTV Saskatoon Launches 26th Annual Tree of Plenty

December 14, 2016 CTV Saskatoon proudly partners with the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre to help make the season brighter for local families this year with the launch of its 26th Annual Tree of Plenty campaign. From now through Saturday, December 31st,…
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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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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…
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SOCAN Launches Merchandise Campaign for Charity

December 12, 2016 “Music ♥’s Everybody” is the intriguing message of a new merchandise campaign unveiled by SOCAN today, with all proceeds going to the Unison Benevolent Fund, a non-profit, registered charity that provides counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music…
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OBITUARY — JOHN BADHAM

December 9, 2016 Veteran sports Broadcaster John Badham has died, in Peterborough, Ontario, following a short battle with cancer.  He was 79. Badham was born and raised in Saskatchewan.   After high school, Badham worked at the Weyburn Mental Hospital where he met his…
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Numeris Overview: New PPM Ratings

December 8, 2016 by David Bray   As we brace for the winter cold, get ready for something hot off the presses… the  release of the latest radio ratings.  The new PPM release from Numeris (formerly BBM) completes the thirteen week period covering August 29th to…
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BCAB Registration Opens for 2017 Conference

December 7, 2016 Registration & Housing is now open for BCAB 2017 (May 16-18, 2017) Dear broadcasters & friends, Registration & Housing is now live and ready for you to register for the 70th Annual Conference, May 16-18, 2017, at the beautiful Watermark Beach Resort, in Osoyoos,…
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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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WAB Announces Speakers for 2017 Conference

December 7, 2016   The Western Association of Broadcasters Conference has announced their lineup of speakers for their 83rd Annual Conference in Banff,  Alberta, taking place June 7-8, 2017. Their strong speaker program includes award-winning journalist, Amanda Lang with Bloomberg TV Canada speaking on…