Funding, modernization big themes in Cancon consultation report
After months of public and online discussion, Canadian Heritage has released a summary of its findings, which will help inform its upcoming cultural policy toolkit.
Rogers Media suspends production at Toronto station
Ten people have been laid off at the media company’s York Mills Road station.
Pierre Karl Peladeau named president and CEO of Quebecor
The former head of the Parti Quebecois returns to the media company he lead for 14 years.
Bell Media restructures local radio, TV stations
More than two dozen locations across the country will be affected.
Rogers Media revenues down 2% in Q4
Fewer Blue Jays post-season games and declining ad dollars led to the dip.
Inside Corus’ Mary Kills People marketing push
The media company hopes its focus on video and cinema will draw audiences to the Jan. 25 premiere.
Did Workin’ Moms marketing campaign payoff?
It was hard to miss CBC’s massive promotional campaign for its new original comedy, which helped net the premiere 1.2 million viewers.
CBC orders more Kim’s Convenience
Season one of the comedy has garnered big ratings for the pubcaster.
Comedy Network orders Corner Gas reboot
A new animated season of the beloved comedy is heading to the specialty channel.
Amazon Prime Video launches globally
The SVOD service is now available in Canada and more than 200 countries around the world.
Blue Ant Media brings BBC Earth to Canada
The Toronto media co has partnered with BBC Worldwide North America and will launch the factual channel early next year.
W commissions The Bachelor Canada
After two seasons on Roger’s owned City, the reality series ran is headed to the Corus-owned specialty.
Rogers Media makes its case for OMNI Regional: CRTC hearings
The media co also defended the shomi closure and discussed its approach to content ownership.
CRTC licence renewal hearings: day one
Greater Cancon spending flexibility was a key theme from Quebecor Media, Groupe V and Bell Media at yesterday’s hearing.
Bell Media partners to launch content incubator
Toronto-based Dais will serve as a launchpad for web series, as well as radio and music content.