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Feds appoint panel to review Broadcasting, Telecom Acts

The seven-person panel will examine how digital cos can contribute to the Canadian system.

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CRTC’s Ian Scott on creating a more sustainable Canadian system

Industry groups weigh in on the commission’s future programming models report.

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CRTC recommends telecoms contribute to Cancon

In its report on future distribution models, the commission suggested restructuring the content funding system and replacing prescriptive licensing.

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Competition Bureau blocks Historia, Series+ sale

Bell Media’s bid for the Corus properties is still to be reviewed by the CRTC.

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CRTC names Christianne M. Laizner vice-chairperson of telecom

Laizner, who recently served as interim telecommunications vice-chairperson, is the first woman to fill the role on a permanent basis.

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Industry orgs file complaint to the CRTC against the Bell Fund

CMPA, TVO and others argue the fund’s TV program favours major production funders in its process of determining which projects receive funding.

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Supreme Court to hear Bell Media’s simsub appeal

Canada’s top court said the appeal gives it an opportunity to consider judicial review of actions taken by administrative bodies like the CRTC.

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In Brief: CRTC unveils Women in Production event

Plus: Felix & Paul nabs $350,000 in funding, ACTRA Montreal celebrates its 75th anniversary and Rogue Bridal gets a premiere date on Blue Ant’s Makeful.

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CRTC sets date for public hearing on multi-ethnic TV

The commission will look at eight proposals for channels that could potentially replace Rogers’ OMNI Regional.

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CRTC dismisses Unifor complaint against Rogers Media

The commission found that Rogers is not in violation of its license agreement by subcontracting production of its Chinese-language OMNI Regional news broadcast.

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Predicting the future of Cancon distribution, part two

In filings to the CRTC, broadcasters and industry groups battle on how best to fund Cancon in the years ahead.

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Predicting the future of Cancon distribution

In filings to the CRTC for its future programming consultation, the industry weighs in on how to fix the broadcasting system.