Articles Tagged ‘Quebecor’

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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.

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Newspaper losses halve Quebecor Q1 profit

The news media advertising losses were offset by gains in the Quebec media giant’s mobile telephony business.

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Quebecor posts lower Q4 earnings after management shakeup

The Quebec media giant saw net income fall due to one-time items, just days after Robert Depatie was named to replace Pierre Karl Peladeau as head of the company in May.

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Sun TV asks CRTC for mandatory carriage

The Quebecor-owned network is citing financially unstable conditions and declining distribution as reasons for its request to be carried on all analog and digital basic service, for a proposed monthly 18-cent fee.

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24hrs partners with CADA

The deal between the free daily and car organization includes a page of contributed content each month.