Project Latte unveils SVOD rights deals behind sci-fi slate

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Bell Media did deals with MGM, Warner Bros., BBC Worldwide and Orphan Black (pictured) producer Temple Street Productions.



Shaw Rocket Fund announces 2014 winners

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Justin Time (pictured) was among the three Canadian projects awarded $25,000 at a gala ceremony held in Ottawa earlier this week.



Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assualt

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Toronto Police announced the charges against the former CBC radio personality Wednesday morning.



Bell Local commissions scripted series

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Crazyshirt Productions’ Touring T.O.is the first scripted project commissioned by Bell Local, the local programming service operated by Bell’s Fibe TV.



ComedyCoup enters the homestretch

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With the five finalists announced, CineCoup’s J. Joly (pictured) explains how the film and TV versions of the accelerator program have differed in participation and audience engagement.



Orphan Black adds cast for third season

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The clone drama is now shooting its third season in Toronto, with Justin Chatwin, Ksenia Solo and two others newly added. (Solo pictured)



Tantoo Cardinal to be honoured by ACTRA Toronto

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Cardinal will be presented with an award of excellence at the 2015 ACTRA Awards Gala in Toronto on Feb. 20.



FuseFX expands to Vancouver

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The California-based VFX company aims to hire up to 20 people within a year. (FuseFX Vancouver office staff pictured)



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Nov. 10, 2014 to Nov. 16, 2014

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The Big Bang Theory tops the TV ratings for the week of Nov. 10 to Nov. 16, with NCIS coming in at #2.



Jian Ghomeshi drops $55 million lawsuit against the CBC

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The former radio host will pay the pubcaster’s legal costs and submit his high-profile dismissal to an internal grievance process.