Rogers, Vice to launch new studio, channel in Canada

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The Toronto facility will be operated by Vice, and is part of a $100 million joint venture between the partners.



Cogeco introduces TiVo service

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Cogeco will offer the service to Ontario subscribers, followed by a launch to customers in Quebec in 2015.



CRTC comish gives ‘credit’ to casters for OTT partnerships

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Raj Shoan, a regional commissioner for the CRTC, said earlier this year networks had been caught “flat-footed” by digitial competition.



Boulevard Entertainment boards Against The Wild sequel

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The Canada-South Africa coproduction will be directed by Richard Boddington, who also directed the original Emmy-nominated Against The Wild film.



Cameras roll in Toronto on Syfy’s The Expanse

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Canadian actors Paulo Costanzo and Cas Anvar (pictured) have boarded the space drama, which is the latest Syfy series to shoot in Canada.



Industryworks Studios’ The Lost Legion gets U.S. distribution

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Lionsgate will release the feature on its home entertainment platforms, as part of a side-deal with Grindstone Entertainment.



Cyber-Seniors doc lands broadcast, digital distribution

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Director Saffron Cassaday’s documentary Cyber-Seniors (pictured) has secured deals with broadcast, digital and DVD distributors.



SIM Group hires Suzanne Lezotte as director of marketing

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Lezotte will lead marketing and communications for PS Production Services, SIM Digital, Bling Digital and Chainsaw.



Veteran filmmaker Richard Nielsen dies at 86

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The writer-director made The Wars and Labour of Love.



Yzkor goes into production in Montreal

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The Canada-France coproduction has cast Luc Picard and Geraldine Pailhas in lead roles. (Pailhas pictured)