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Banff ’18: CMF adds digital-first funding trigger

Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly made the announcement during her keynote address, while also discussing the CRTC’s recent programming distribution report.

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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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In brief: TIFF teams up with Inside Out

Plus: Amir Kahnamouee wins the 2018 Daryl Duke Prize, Canada honoured as a guest country at MICA and more.

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Heritage wraps China mission with $125M in deals

Item 7, Transfilm International and Breakthrough Entertainment are among those partnering with Chinese companies on upcoming projects.

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White Pine, Ballinran partner with Chinese media co on doc slate

The Canadian prodcos signed a memorandum of understanding with CTV Golden Bridge International Media Group during Canada’s trade mission to China.

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Melanie Joly kicks off trade mission in China

More than 50 Canadian companies, including Vancouver’s Rare Earth Media, are accompanying Canadian Heritage on the five-day trip.

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Canada, Belgium to sign copro agreement

Heritage Minister Melanie Joly will sign a memorandum of understanding with Belgian communities today in Ottawa.

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CRTC asks digi giants for input for Heritage report

The commission told companies including Facebook, Amazon and Netflix that it wants their subscriber and Cancon investment info, but promised not to share it publicly.

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Prime Time ’18: Minister Joly talks trade, Netflix

Joly addresses the confusion around Creative Canada, and says the Netflix agreement was “always part of our transition plan” for a policy framework that includes digital players.

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Prime Time ’18: Mastin opens with a call for collaboration

As the Canadian TV industry looks ahead to this year’s Broadcasting Act review, the head of the CMPA asks the industry to consider both sides of the story.

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Joly, unions discuss harassment in creative sector

ACTRA National president David Sparrow said an industry-wide code of conduct could be ready by February.

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In brief: Jocelyn Hamilton joins the Canadian Academy’s board

Plus: CBC adds five to its board of directors and two Canadian projects are added to the Berlinale lineup.