Regan Reid

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Banff ’17: JP Blais’ last stand

The outgoing CRTC chair didn’t mince words when he tackled the CBC, broadcasters and the government.

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Banff ’17: AMPIA, China’s Guangdong province partner

The provincial association aims to increase copro opportunities and open up a potential market of 120 million viewers for Alberta producers.

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Banff ’17: NFB, Spin Master win Rockie Awards

Canadian productions took home seven awards, including trophies for best lifestyle program and best preschool program.

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Banff ’17: Broadcasters in the hot seat

A panel of Canadian broadcasters (and one producer) tackled Cancon funding and the ever-growing OTT threat on day one of the festival.

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Letterkenny brews up a unique marketing strategy

New Metric Media has partnered with a Sudbury brewery to make a fictional bevvie a reality.

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Let’s Talk JP

Playback magazine caught up with Jean-Pierre Blais to talk big decisions during his five-year term as chair of the CRTC and how he envisions the future of TV.

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TAWC 2017 spring gala

Check out what went down at the Toronto ACTRA Women’s Committee annual party, where Adrienne Mitchell (left) received the Nell Shipman Award.

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Code 8 rolls in Toronto

The record-breaking crowdfunded feature starring Robbie Amell will be distributed in Canada by Elevation Pictures in 2019.

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Wow Unlimited to acquire channel from Bell Media

If approved, the channel will be rebranded as Wow and focus on children and youth programming.

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CFC gets $9M from Ontario government

The centre also announced a new partnership with Bell Media to develop VR and AR experiences.

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Upfronts ’17: Inside City’s growth strategy

Rogers Media execs break down the channel’s more “balanced” schedule and its fan-favourite approach to programming.

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Upfronts ’17: CTV reveals primetime sked

Bell Media has also announced the Canadian originals debuting across its networks in 2017/18, including The Detail and The Disappearance.