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CRTC allows Sportsnet 360 tangible benefits change

After consultation with schools, the channel got the greenlight to divvy up its $2.5 million digital media production scholarship budget to include other educational initiatives.

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Canadian media’s $265 million question

Tangible benefits have been a bright light for producers in the last decade of media consolidation and vertical integration. But Corus-Shaw is a different matter.

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Tangible benefits spend up 27% in 2013-14: Boon Dog

The annual report from the Ottawa research firm also notes that six benefits packages ended in the year but over $400 million remains to be spent by 2021.

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CRTC revamps tangible benefits policy for broadcasters

New rules will see 80% of benefit dollars from acquisition deals go to the Canada Media Fund or other indie production funds.

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Money trail: chasing tangible benefits cash – Part 2

From our print issue: Broadcaster consolidation has created a surge in tangible benefits dollars – what has it meant for Canadian indie producers and what happens when it ends?

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Money trail: chasing tangible benefits cash – Part 1

From our print issue: Broadcaster consolidation has created a surge in tangible benefits dollars – what has it meant for Canadian indie producers and what happens when it ends?

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Report: broadcasters set to invest $618 million in indie TV shows by 2017

The Boon Dog report finds Canadian networks have steep obligations to commission homegrown dramas and other scripted fare after a recent spate of industry takeovers.