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Sun News Network shuts down, costing 100 jobs

The 24/7 TV channel went off the air early Friday morning after failing to secure mandatory cable carriage in 2013 and, more recently, a new buyer.

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TVA Group acquires Vision Globale

The deal will see the subsidiary of Quebecor Media acquire the assets of Vision Globale for approximately $118 million. (Quebecor president and CEO Pierre Dion pictured)

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CRTC dismisses Quebecor complaint against Bell Fund

The regulator rules the industry fund did not discriminate when deciding on financing for three TVA projects.

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Brian Mulroney next chairman of Quebecor (report)

Media reports peg the former PM as the media company’s next chairman following Pierre Karl Peladeau’s exit into politics.

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Quebecor CEO steps down

Robert Depatie (pictured) has announced he is leaving his position as president and CEO at the company for health reasons.

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Quebecor Media inks partnership with Israel’s Armoza Formats

The Quebec media group will shop its TVA series internationally through its Israeli partner, and jointly develop new format ideas. (The Killer Inside pictured)

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Pierre Karl Peladeau to run for political office in Quebec

One year after stepping down as president and CEO of Quebecor and Quebecor Media, the media mogul (pictured) will run for the Parti Quebecois in the April 7 election.

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Quebecor’s QMI Content adds execs

The recently launched division focuses on creating content for all Quebecor screen-entertainment platforms.

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Quebecor posts lower Q4 earnings after management shakeup

The Quebec media giant saw net income fall due to one-time items, days after Groupe Videotron boss Robert Depatie was named to replace Pierre Karl Peladeau as head of the Quebec media giant.

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Quebecor raises stake in Quebecor Media for $1.5 billion

The stock repurchase comes as the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec cuts its stake in the provincial media giant by just over 20%.

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Videotron adds four networks to HD offerings

HGTV Canada, Food Network, Showcase and Prise 2 are now part of the Quebec-based broadcaster’s lineup, with Nat Geo Wild (Dangerous Encounters pictured) being added as a standard definition channel.

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Quebecor Media inks e-book partnership with ReadBooks SAS

The Quebec media group is enhancing its publishing offering by having ReadBooks develop new software for its Archambault and Paragraph properties.