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More Canadians downloading, streaming in 2012: Stats Can

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A new survey on Canadian internet use showed a marked increase in social media use and digital content consumption from 2010 to 2012, as Zoomers get digi-savvy.



CFC, Mind Pirate launch production lab for wearable tech games, apps

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Up to six U.S. and Canadian developers or companies are eligible for the program, which will give creators the opportunity to create games and apps for wearable devices.



Cogeco names Nathalie Dorval as VP, regulatory affairs & copyright

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The former Astral Media VP regulatory affairs takes her new post at the Montreal telecommunications co today.



Syndicado inks international distribution partnerships

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The Toronto-based VOD aggregator and distributor has inked partnerships with Winnipeg’s Frantic Films, L.A.’s Level 33 Entertainment and Zurich’s First Hand Films to digitally distribute titles domestically and internationally.



Rogers Media brings ‘Netflix of magazines’ to Canada

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In launching Next Issue Canada, the company is hedging its print media bets on a pricing and consumption model that is dramatically changing the face of television.



How Canadians consumed media in 2012: CRTC report

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The regulator has released its annual Communication Monitoring Report, which says revenue generated by the industry was up to $60.7 billion in 2012.



Telus launches multi-million dollar content fund

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Producers with health and wellness-focused ideas can apply for up to $250,000 per project in funding from the telco to create cross-platform content.



CMF invests $5.2 million in dev, marketing 21 projects

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The majority of funding goes to 15 projects in development, while $1.9 million in marketing funds goes to six interactive projects, including Skyreader Media’s Skyreader Studio platform and Magnify Digital’s Alert-TV+.



Rogers Communications posts higher Q2 earnings, overall revenue

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Despite a year-over-year fall in TV subscribers, the media giant secured higher distribution revenue from its Sportsnet properties and higher sales at the Shopping Channel.



Temple Street Media Ventures launches Boat Rocker Studios

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Working with YouTube, the original digital content studio will create a hub for online creators to produce next-gen content.

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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)