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Donald McDonald

Super Channel ups McDonald to president, CEO

The long-time exec will lead all strategy and operations for the Edmonton-based channel.

John MacDonald

Corus SVPs John MacDonald, Susan Schaefer to exit

The Toronto-based media co also confirmed Amy Sutton’s departure and announced a number of structural changes.

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In Brief: Syfy’s Chris Regina exits

Plus: CFC names CBC Actors Conservatory residents and WIFT-T reveals the Meridian Artists mentorship recipient.

Peter Menzies

Peter Menzies resigns from CRTC

The vice-chair of telecom will exit his role nearly one year before his term was set to expire.

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Judith LaRocque named interim CRTC chair

LaRocque will head up the commission as it looks for a permanent successor for former chair Jean-Pierre Blais.

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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.

Charlotte Mickie

Charlotte Mickie to exit Mongrel International

Caroline Habib has been promoted to director of the global sales division of Mongrel Media.

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Tara Ellis out at CBC

A replacement for the executive director of scripted content at the pubcaster has not been named.

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In Brief: Deluxe adds VP of sales

Christa Tazzeo Morson joins the Toronto post-production studio, and more news.

Jon Cowley

Jon Cowley joins FuseFX

The VFX veteran will lead the company’s production team in Vancouver.

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Mark Musselman departs Serendipity Point

The exec producer reflects on 18 years with the Toronto prodco, the challenges of making Canadian films and gives his outlook for the industry.

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Lionsgate to open Toronto distribution arm

Susan Hummel, former SVP sales and distribution at FremantleMedia International Canada, has been tapped to lead the new office.