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Annual Easter Seals Telethon Airs Sunday on CBC

April 6, 2016 This Sunday, Easter Seals Ontario will broadcast its annual Telethon on CBC and affiliate channels throughout the province. The show airs live from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will ask viewers to donate to help fund Easter Seals’ programs…
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CBC Appoints Head of Publicity

April 6, 2016 CBC has appointed Katherine Wolfgang as Head of Publicity, effective April 26. Wolfgang will oversee publicity and talent relations strategies for all English-language services and lead CBC’s team of publicists to create innovative communications and public relations campaigns across all…
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CBC Reveals 2016-2017 Schedule

March 31, 2016 CBC today announced five new original programs to its 2016-17 lineup of Canadian hits, along with the renewal of another 10 returning titles. Among the new titles are The Council (working title), a crime drama set in an isolated arctic…
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CFM Praises Budget Investment in Cultural Organizations

March 23, 2016 Canadian Federation of Musicians praise the federal government’s investment in Canada’s cultural organizations. Consistent with the Liberal government’s 2015 election platform, the 2016 announced Federal Budget recognizes that entertainment and creative industries are among the most dynamic in the country…
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Budget Funding for CBC Step in the Right Direction

March 23, 2016 The Canadian Media Guild applauds the federal government’s decision to restore CBC/Radio-Canada funding that was severely cut by the previous government. The budget fix is consistent with the Liberal election platform recognizing the CBC as “the anchor of Canada’s cultural…
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ACTRA Applauds Government’s Support of Canada’s Creative Industry

March 23, 2016 ACTRA is pleased yesterday’s  federal budget fulfils the government’s election commitments to (re)invest in Canada’s cultural organizations and hope this marks the beginning of a new relationship with Canada’s cultural communities. “After years of neglect, Canadians have a government that’s willing…
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Independent Producers Welcome Government’s Investment in CBC

March 23, 2016 The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) welcomes the Trudeau government’s announcement of $75 million in additional funding to CBC/Radio-Canada in 2016/2017, increasing to $150 million in the following years. “We expect that a very large share of this new investment…
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New Investment in CBC a Welcome First Step — Friends

March 23, 2016 The federal government’s new investment in the CBC/SRC announced in yesterday’s budget is most welcome. It begins to turn the tide away from the previous government’s hostile agenda for public broadcasting. “It also underscores the importance of Prime Minister Trudeau’s promise…
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CBC Greenlights New Drama Series

March 16, 2016 CBC has greenlit The Council (working title), a compelling international thriller woven around a remote Canadian Arctic town from Emmy Award-winning showrunner and writer René Balcer (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) with Lark Productions and Keston International Productions. The Council…
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Indie Producers Win Big at CSA

March 14, 2016 The Canadian Media Producers Association  congratulates the nominees and winners recognized by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television at the 4th annual Canadian Screen Awards CBC Broadcast Gala, which took place last night at the Sony Centre for Performing…