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Making Halifax a home for international copro development

As the curtain closes on Trans Atlantic Partners’ 10th anniversary confab, program director Jan Miller discusses its strategy, and legacy.

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Deals: Corus, Club Illico, Hulu

Shaw Media has acquired three-part U.K. drama Capital from Fremantle International, plus more deals of the week. (Hulu pickup, The Book of Negroes pictured.)

Between

The top-rated Canadian TV of 2015

The top three Canadian series from CBC, Bell Media, Shaw Media, Rogers Media and Corus in 2015. (Important correction for Between ratings.)

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Book of Negroes, Mommy win top prizes at DGC Awards

Vikings and Elephant Song were also among the projects that picked up trophies at the awards gala Saturday night. (The Book of Negroes pictured.)

Banff

Canada dominates Banff Rockie Awards with 39 noms

A raft of homegrown digital series fill out the Canadian contingent to compete against all comers in June.

News

Nova Scotia’s film tax credit targeted for possible cuts

The cash-strapped province has put its film and TV production tax break up for review as the finance minister looks to generate more revenue.

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The Book of Negroes debuts to 1.7M viewers

The premiere is the highest-rated for a CBC program since Little Mosque on the Prairie in 2007.

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CBC upfront: hellos, goodbyes and ‘new directions’

The pubcaster unveils its fall lineup amidst its ongoing budget crisis, revealing the end of Doyle, a new comedy portal and details on two of its new one-hour dramas.