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CBC names new digital lead

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Richard Kanee (pictured) has joined the pubcaster as its head of digital following the departure of Tessa Sproule.



Sago Sago introduces Mini Friends app

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Toronto-based app developer Sago Sago is teaching kids how to share with its new playdate app Sago Mini Friends.



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.

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