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Netflix sets Indian Detective launch

The streamer has acquired worldwide rights for the CTV original comedy.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Nov. 7 to 13, 2017

Alias Grace and The Handmaid’s Tale break the top five, with Stranger Things topping the chart.

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CBC and Bell Media team with Snapchat

The mobile-focused social platform has signed its first deals for Canadian-made content.

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Screen industry members launch sexual assault symposium

The #AfterMeToo initiative is spearheaded by Mia Kirshner, Aisling Chin-Yee, Freya Ravensbergen and Fluent Films.

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Letterkenny bulks up cast as production gets underway

Jay Baruchel has joined in a supporting role, with six new episodes now shooting in Sudbury, ON.

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iThentic partners with Funny or Die

The Toronto digital content studio has rebranded its distribution platform as iFestivus and launched a new comedy-focused channel on the U.S. platform.

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The Fashion Hero format heads abroad

Montreal’s Beauty World Search has licensed the format to 10 international territories.

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Quebec to ‘act alone’ in pursuing streamer tax

Provincial finance minister Carlos Leitao says Quebec is prepared to impose a sales tax on SVODs in 2018, though he hopes for a coordinated effort with the feds.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2017

Stranger Things tops the chart, followed by Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Mindhunter at #3.

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CMF unveils its Cancon YouTube channel

Encore+ is home to more than 300 classic Canadian films and TV Shows, including Degrassi High and Due South.

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Deals: Indiecan, Timshel, Portfolio

Industry Works Pictures has acquired the international rights to the Timshel Pictures-produced sitcom Dean McDermott: Working Actor, plus more deals.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 24 to 30, 2017

Stranger Things jumps into the top spot, with Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Mindhunter at #3.