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FRIENDS recommends that the CRTC find that Vidéotron’s MAtv has not been operating in compliance with the Community Television Policy and call for applications from not-for-profit groups to apply for the licence currently held by MAtv.
The internet video service is about to raise its prices for the first time in three years to help pay for more internet video programming such as its popular political drama House of Cards.
Online streaming services expected to get 665,000 customers this year, and 25% of homes have no phone.
Pierre Karl Péladeau, star candidate for the Parti Québecois, does not regret raising his fist, nor his many battles with unions, and he sees no conflict of interest between his political activities and his ownership of a powerful media empire.
According to the data published in a new report from global researcher Ooyala, viewers don’t mind a trending shift to long-form video online.
Columnist says the ad industry had been pushing for the ability to compare TV buys to digital video - and it's finally arrived, opening the door to a new kind of conversation between TV and digital buyers.
Randy Morse of Kaslo, British Columbia has won the $10,000 first prize in this year’s Dalton Camp Award for his essay on the dearth of news media in small town Canada and what can be done about it.
Columnist says there has long been fears that the CBC's response to the slow fiscal strangulation imposed by successive federal governments would be the privatizing of all services except the enormously popular Radio One.
Smartphone Adoption in Canada Hits 55% and Usage Maturation Has Evolved, Opening Door to Smarter Mobile Marketing by Brands, Research from Catalyst and GroupM Next Shows
Search marketing agency Catalyst says smartphone adoption in Canada has grown to 55 percent, with usage activities by location evolving and becoming more defined.
George Lucas’s storied Industrial Light & Magic is setting up shop permanently in Vancouver, after operating a satellite office here for 18 months.
Columnist offers 10 observations and thoughts about the Canadian TV industry.
Veteran comic actor Dave Foley toplines CTV's newest homegrown comedy.
Multi-lingual channel, Omni, is asking the CRTC to loosen requirements mandating it show 100% ethnic programming during prime-time.
The CRTC has released a follow-up to the Astral-BCE transaction, which includes key revisions to commitments promised by the phone giant as part of a benefits package associated with a revised bid by the Bell Media parent to acquire Astral Media for $3.4 billion.
Columnist says the $5.2-billion, 12-year deal that Rogers Communications signed with the NHL back in November means it will assume full editorial control over “Hockey Night in Canada”, meaning the fates of on-air talent such as Bob Cole, Don Cherry and Ron Maclean is now in the publicly traded company’s hands.
In a poll from Ekos carried out for iPolitics.ca, 49 per cent of respondents “strongly” or “somewhat” opposed the Rogers-NHL deal, while 28 per cent expressed support.
Pierre Karl Péladeau’s Québecor-owned news agency reports that he is working very hard to bring an NHL team to Quebec City.
Ipsos Reid releases new data that says most Canadians are not cutting the cable cord as they sign up for OTT services - they are stacking new content services on top of existing offerings.
Columnist says CanCon regulations do have a role to play in creating a national cultural identity - if we want that cultural identity to amount to a deep-seated inferiority complex.
Eric Trager, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, says Al Jazeera is putting journalists in a very compromising situation by not just covering what is happening in Egypt, but in some ways actually participating in it.