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Shomi unveils content deal with Warner Bros. Int’l

STREAMTV

The catalogue deal is the latest from the Canadian SVOD launching in November against market leader Netflix Canada.



Report: Quebec should restore multimedia tax credit rate

FILM

Montreal International urged the Quebec Taxation Review to raise the tax credit to where it was before a 20% cut was unveiled in June 2014.



Corus posts higher Q4 income, TV revenues

TV

The broadcaster points to ratings strength in core TV networks.



Allison Scagliotti, Cara Gee to star in Anne Darling

FILM

Writer/director Norman Yeung will co-star in the character-driven drama to shoot in Toronto. (Gee pictured)



Rogers Communications posts lower earnings

TV

Cable revenue fell on continuing TV subscriber losses, partially offset by continued internet revenue growth.



Corus gets rock history radio show on Flink startup

STREAMTV

Past and new episodes of The Ongoing History of New Music radio show will stream on the digital storytelling platform.



Groups call for affirmative action for women in film and TV

FILMTV

“Employment in Canadian media production needs to truly reflect the gender balance and diversity of contemporary Canada,” said a communique issued after the St. John’s Summit on Women in Media.



Dania Ramirez joins First Response for Incendo

TV

Philippe Gagnon is directing the Bell Media pay TV movie now shooting in Montreal. (Ramirez pictured)



MIPCOM: John Morayniss on refocusing CanCon, TV regs

TV

The eOne TV boss tells Playback Daily new technologies mean old rules restrict creativity and Canadian industry growth, and must change.



Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond leaves Ubisoft Toronto

GAMING

Alexandre Parizeau takes over as managing director.

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