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Rivals Netflix, Rogers team up for Canadian drama Between

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Strange bedfellows: City, Netflix, and shomi back a six-part survival thriller from writer/director Michael McGowan.



Mommy passes $2M Canadian box office mark

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The Xavier Dolan-directed film is also a hit in France.



Canadian communication spending up: CRTC

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The regulator reports that Canadians spent 3.2% more on communication spending in 2013, with the largest piece of that pie going to wireless and internet services.



CFC, CBC launch digital comedy workshop

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The CFC and the CBC are going for laughs with a workshop that aims to help online creators develop their digital properties for TV. (Ana Serrano, CFC’s chief digital officer pictured)



MIPCOM: Why Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell shot scenes in Quebec

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The BBC/Space miniseries diverged from common European-Canadian copro structures with location shooting in Quebec. (Series co-star Eddie Marsan pictured.)



MIPCOM: FanTrust president wins Lego Twitter pitch contest

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Catherine Warren, head of the digital ent consultancy, is to collaborate with Lego execs on a concept to send disused toys from kids in the developed world to peers in the emerging world.



Discovery Canada preps Mighty Ships spinoff

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Looking to capitalize in the ratings and international sales success of Mighty Ships, Discovery Canada will premiere Mighty Cruise Ships in November.



Orphan Black’s third season goes into production

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The hit series’ third season is now shooting in Toronto in studio and on location.



Heartland rides into the record books

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CBC senior director of drama Helen Asimakis discusses the drama’s record run on Canadian television. (Updated.)



The New Establishment: Todor Kobakov

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Film composer – and occasional indie rocker – Todor Kobakov is racking up credits and kudos as one of Canada’s most cutting-edge sound artists.

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