Writers Guild of Canada

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Unions, guilds issue fiery submissions to Acts review

The DGC said there’s a “pressing need” for interim measures to ensure global OTTs are contributing, while WGC proposed the Broadcasting Act be redrafted to strengthen the role of Cancon.

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WGC names Dennis Heaton new president

The Vancouver-based showrunner replaces outgoing president Jill Golick, whose term expired last week.

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Stingray granted broadcasting licence

The CRTC has also approved the discretionary services licence application for music channel Vintage TV.

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Photo gallery: WGC Awards 2017

Take a peek at what went down at Koerner Hall on Monday night as the Writers Guild of Canada celebrated the best in the business.

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Who won big at the WGC Awards?

X Company, Letterkenny and Maudie scribes nabbed some hardware at the annual Writers Guild of Canada gala. Check out who else picked up a trophy.

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Maudie, Two Lovers and a Bear, ARQ up for WGC awards

On the TV side, the scribes behind Degrassi, Letterkenny, Kim’s Convenience and Odd Squad were among those nominated for Writers Guild awards.

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Former ACTRA president Jack Gray passes away

The screenwriter also led the creation of the Writers Guild of Canada in 1991.

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Industry organizations partner on Ontario film study

A new research study from Ryerson University will examine how to best foster talent in the industry.

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Photo gallery: 2016 WGC Screenwriting Awards

A selection of photos from the the 2016 Writers Guild of Canada Awards, held at Koerner Hall in Toronto.

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Orphan Black, Schitt’s Creek scribes win WGC awards

The Writers Guild also presented awards to writers behind A Christmas Horror Story, Some Assembly Required and others at Monday’s ceremony.

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WGC Screenwriting Awards finalists named

Among this year’s finalists are three writers who penned 19-2 (pictured) episodes and Christina Ray for her work on End of Days, Inc.

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WGC unveils 2015 awards nominees

This year’s batch of nominees include the writers behind Orphan Black, 19-2 and Out with Dad (pictured).