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Shaw Appoints Sr. VP Corporate Development and Business Planning

Shaw Communications Inc. today announced the appointment of Trevor English as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Business Planning, effective immediately.
Apr 23, 2015 1:59PM

CWCT Receives Government Funding

Today, Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced Government of Canada funding for a new project to increase economic opportunities for women in Canada's communications and technology sectors. The...
Apr 23, 2015 9:56AM

CMF Supported Human Harvest Wins Peabody Award

The Canada Media Fund congratulates the producers of Human Harvest for winning one of the 74th Annual Peabody Awards for Documentary, which were announced today. The awards will be handed out May 31 in New York City, NY.
Apr 23, 2015 9:33AM

CMW Receives SOCAN's Licensed to Play Designation

Canadian Music Week and SOCAN have partnered to achieve a first for Canada by awarding the major music conference and festival with a special Licensed to Play designation.
Apr 22, 2015 11:04AM

Music Canada Applauds Federal Budget's Intention to Amend Term of Copyright

Music Canada applauds the Government of Canada's 2015 Budget for announcing the intention to amend the term of copyright for sound recordings from 50 to 70 years.
Apr 22, 2015 10:47AM

Netflix and Partners to Create History Series, Our Planet

Netflix  will premiere across all its territories in 2019 in collaboration with Silverback Films and WWF, Our Planet, an astonishing new eight part natural history series made by the creators of the critically and popularly acclaimed...
Apr 15, 2015 9:13AM

Discovery Canada Orders First Original Scripted Series

Discovery Canada announced today from MIPTV  that it has ordered its first original scripted series, Frontier, from leading Canadian independent producer Take the Shot Productions (Republic of Doyle). Created by Rob Blackie and Peter...
Apr 15, 2015 8:19AM

Corus' ABC Spark Announces Summer Schedule

Corus Entertainment's ABC Spark unveils its robust summer programming slate starting Tuesday, June 2 with the network premiere of teen mystery series Open Heart followed by the series premiere of the procedural drama Stitchers. Fan favourite...
Apr 15, 2015 8:09AM

More Canadians Cutting Cable -- Convergence Consulting Study

More Canadians are choosing to cancel their cable TV and satellite packages and a new report suggests there's no sign of the migration slowing down.   The Convergence Consulting Group says about 95,000 fewer households had a cable TV...
Apr 14, 2015 2:59PM

WGC Announces Finalists for Annual Screenwriting Awards

The WGC Screenwriting Awards, to be held at the elegant Koerner Hall in Toronto, takes place on April 27, 2015. The awards are hosted by writer, actor, and comedian Ryan Belleville, and are co-written with stand-up/sketch comedian Jeremy...
Apr 14, 2015 10:02AM

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