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CRTC recommends telecoms contribute to Cancon

In its report on future distribution models, the commission suggested restructuring the content funding system and replacing prescriptive licensing.

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Corus, Bell Media cancel deal for French-language specialty channels

The termination of the purchase agreement comes less than a week after the Competition Bureau blocked the transaction.

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John Tory unveils xoTO Schools initiative

The partnership between the City and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) gives access to 11 filming locations across the city.

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Sebastien Pilote feature to premiere in competition at Karlovy Vary

La disparition des lucioles, the third feature from the Quebec director, lines up against 11 other projects in the festival’s main competition program.

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Paranormal docuseries The Other Side heads to season five

Filming is underway in Halifax on new episodes of the APTN series produced by Angel Entertainment and Redcloud Studios.

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Bill Lundy joins Pier 21

The former production executive for comedy series at Bell Media has been tapped to lead the prodco’s development team.

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Competition Bureau blocks Historia, Series+ sale

Bell Media’s bid for the Corus properties is still to be reviewed by the CRTC.

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B.C. producer Arvi Liimatainen dies at 68

During a career that spanned four decades, Liimatainen worked on Canadian films and TV series including CBC dramas Da Vinci’s Inquest and Intelligence.

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Netflix backs National School of Humour screenwriting program

The new initiative is part of the $25 million development fund that Netflix pledged to invest in Canadian creators and talent.

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Daily Planet to end after 23 years

Bell Media said the cancellation reflects the financial pressures of increasing competition and regulatory uncertainty.

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Schitt’s Creek gets U.S. syndication

Debmar-Mercury will handle syndication deals with local TV stations across the country, with off-network episodes set to begin airing in 2020.

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Super Channel, Hulu acquire The Other Guy

The half-hour comedy is produced by Aquarius Films and eOne’s Australian TV unit.