Articles Tagged ‘Quebecor’

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Quebecor sees fourth quarter loss, despite higher revenues

The Quebec media giant posted a net loss of $59.5 million, compared to a profit of $300,000 in Q4 2013.

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Court orders Bell to pay $137M to Videotron, TVA

Satellite TV service Bell ExpressVu, a subsidiary of Bell, must pay compensation for failing to effectively fight piracy of its signals between 1999 and 2005, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled.

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The CRTC wants more from Videotron

The regulator called for the media co to increase local programming on MAtv, while also approving a Videotron request for a new English-language community channel.

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Quebecor creates specialized sales teams

The media co’s EVP media sales Donald Lizotte on the decision to split up its national sales team.

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Ease regulations or risk failure: Quebecor to CRTC

Quebecor CEO Pierre Dion argued for a less-regulated Canadian broadcast system that can more nimbly compete with new foreign players.

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Publicis acquires Nurun

The holding company picked up the agency from Quebecor for $125 million.

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Scotiabank deepens Quebec hockey strategy

The bank is making the province a bigger part of its national hockey strategy with a one-year deal on French-language NHL games with new broadcaster TVA.

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Quebecor CEO steps down

Robert Depatie has announced he is leaving his position as president and CEO at the company for health reasons.

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TC Media acquires 74 Sun Media titles

The deal, worth $75 million, includes all of Sun Media’s weekly community titles in Quebec.

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Sun Media slashes 200 jobs

The Quebecor-owned media company announced about a quarter of the latest layoffs will come from editorial.

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Media reaction to the Rogers NHL deal

ZO’s Sunni Boot, PHD’s Fred Forster and Brian Cooper from S&E Sponsorship Group weigh in on the new NHL deal in Canada.

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Quebecor sees Q3 losses, despite revenue rise

The media group’s newspaper segment continued its decline, with revenues dropping $20 million compared to the year-earlier period.

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Quebecor posts Q2 net loss of $45 million

The communications company saw an overall revenue increase of $8.6 million, but posted a $25.6 million loss in its news media segment.

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Jones Media opens its doors

The new media company has been founded by Cathy Fernandes and Erin McDougald and is launching with Beyond the Rack as its first client.

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Quebec’s TVA eliminating 90 positions

The cuts, totalling about 4.5% of the Quebecor subsidiary’s staff, were due to the challenging media market, TVA said.