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CBC signals radical shift to internet, mobile to cut costs

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The pubcaster’s latest five-year plan outlines a move away from conventional TV with fewer supper-hour newcasts and reduced in-house production.



Super Ecran launches GO app

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The first French-language offering in Bell’s line of on-demand network apps could lead the way for its other networks in Quebec.



iThentic launches simulation game at Stream Market

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Launching in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and Earth 911, GreenYrLife is like FarmVille for the green-minded,



Social TV analyst Seevibes closes $1M financing

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The Montreal-based company plans to use the infusion of cash to further its international expansion.



Canadians watching more video, TV on mobile: comScore

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The 2014 Canada Digital Future in Focus report also found that Canadians are watching more online video than Americans.



Viewer engagement with ‘caster video players low: poll

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According to research from Delvinia’s AskingCanadians online research community, ad repetition and viewer authentication within broadcaster VOD apps are proving to be of concern to Canadians.



Napkin Man gets eBook treatment

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A set of free eBooks based on the preschool series The Adventures of Napkin Man are heading to mobile devices courtesy of Breakthrough Entertainment and Kids’ CBC.



Space’s Bitten gets an app, Caillou unveils talking doll

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Licensing spin-offs for Canadian series continue as Majestic Media rolls out a social media accompaniment to the Laura Vandervoort-starring sci-fi drama.



How Canadians are using smartphones during the Olympics

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IDC Canada data shows just less than half of smartphone users will use them to follow the games, with 14% of that group using smartphones to watch live events.



CBC goes cross-platform for Sochi sponsorships

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Using a responsive ad server for the first time, the network’s Olympic partners will activate on whatever screen viewers choose to use.

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NFB75Anniversary - (Left to right) Kat Cizek (Filmmaker in residence, director of the NFB’s Highrise), Jerome Zwicker (former NFB board member), Michelle van Beusekom (‎Assistant director general, English program), Anita Lee (NFB Ontario executive producer), Luisa Frate (NFB director general - CFO, COO, CTO), Lieutenant Governor of Ontario David Onley, Anne-Marie Applin (former NFB board member), Claude Joli-Coeur (NFB Acting government film commissioner and chairperson), Deborah Drisdell (NFB director general, accessibility and digital enterprises), Kristine Collins (NFB director, education and institutional markets), Jérome Dufour (NFB director general of marketing and communications)

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