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CRTC Launches Review of Wireless Code of Conduct

July 28, 2016 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission today invited Canadians to participate in its review of the Wireless Code. The review will also include a public hearing that will begin on February 6, 2017, in the National Capital Region. Established in…
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CRTC Issues CASL Advisory to Canadian Businesses

July 28, 2016 The CRTC has published an advisory, directed to businesses and individuals in Canada sending commercial electronic messages (CEMs) as part of their commercial activities. Commission staff notes that under section 13 of Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL), the onus is on the person…
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New York Festival’s Television & Film Awards Opens for Entries

July 28, 2016 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards  2017 competition is open for entries.  NYF’s World’s Best TV & Films competition has celebrated content in all lengths and forms since 1957 and continues to honor exceptional programming being created around the globe.…
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CBC TV to Air Stratford Productions in HD

July 26, 2016 CBC TV has announced air dates for the latest trio of Stratford Festival HD productions. The public broadcaster will air commercial-free broadcasts of “The Taming of the Shrew” on Sunday, “Hamlet” on Aug. 28 and “The Adventures of Pericles” on…
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Corus Launches Disney Junior App

July 26, 2016 Corus Entertainment is opening up the magical world of Disney Junior with the launch of the Disney Junior App, an interactive app for mobile and tablet devices. Free to Disney Junior subscribers, the App gives fans access to top-rated shows…
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CBC Radio Announces New Host of ‘Cross Country Checkup’

July 26, 2016 Duncan McCue is stepping behind the microphone as the new host of CBC Radio One’s “Cross Country Checkup.”   The CBC News correspondent replaces Rex Murphy, who stepped down last September after 21 years. McCue has guest-hosted for a number…
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ATN Acquires Canadian Cricket Broadcast Rights

July 25, 2016 Asian Television Network International Limited is pleased to announce that it has acquired exclusive Cricket rights for Cricket Australia, England Cricket Board, Cricket Ireland and Caribbean Premiere League. The rights consists of all the games played in Australia from 2016…
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CFC Welcomes Associate Sponsor of Prime Time TV Program

July 25, 2016 The Canadian Film Centre  and Bell Media are pleased to welcome ABC Signature Studios as the new associate sponsor of the highly touted Bell Media Prime Time TV program.  ABC Signature spearheads development and production in premium and basic cable,emerging…
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Canadian Music Companies Settle Legal Action Against isoHunt

July 25, 2016 Canadian and international music companies have settled litigation against isoHunt Web Technologies Inc.  and its founder Gary Fung with the entering of orders by consent against isoHunt and Fung.  The settlement ends a lawsuit filed in 2010 alleging substantial copyright infringement…
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DHX Media and Amazon Prime Ink U.S. exclusive on New Animated Children’s Series

July 25, 2016 DHX Media has licensed season one of its new animated comedy series Looped, exclusively for Amazon Prime members in the U.S to stream or download via the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and…