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BMO signs on for season three of Amazing Race Canada

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The financial company is the newcomer to the list, as CTV unveils the slate of sponsors for the third season.



Ad revenue dipped for conventional TV in 2014: CRTC

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Local TV stations lost 5% in local advertising and nearly 8% in national advertising last year, according to a new report from the regulator.



Kraft comes out to play

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Kraft Canada teams with Bell Media’s TSN and RDS to give one community recreational facility a $250,000 facelift.



Clone Club posts big numbers for Orphan Black

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Final data for the show’s season opener, which was roadblocked across four Bell Media channels, made the episode the most-watched to date for the series.



CBC/Radio-Canada unveils its Pan Am Games plan

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The pubcaster will broadcast over 750 hours of coverage of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games this summer.



TSN weighs in with pre-fight programming

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What hockey playoffs? With all eyes on this weekend’s “fight of the century,” TSN looks to score with complementary coverage.



Revenues up slightly at Bell Media for Q1

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The BDU’s report also referenced a new policy supporting the journalistic independence of CTV News and its president Wendy Freeman (pictured).



CRTC unveils three-year plan after Let’s Talk TV decisions

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By 2017-18, the CRTC plans to be monitoring the pricing of unbunded cable TV packages being, and if the industry is offering a “small, affordable” skinny basic package.



AOL Canada reveals its Originals

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AOL Canada GM Joe Strolz on the slate of eight new online shows being unveiled today at a client presentation in New York.



NHL Playoffs get Canadian boost

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Ratings for the first round are up by double digits.