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Online streaming giants should direct 2% of Canadian revenues to local content, Rogers says
Online streaming giants should be forced to contribute two per cent of their annual Canadian revenue to support Canadian and Indigenous content and help level the playing field for local broadcasters, executives from Rogers Communications Inc. RCI-B-T told a CRTC hearing Tuesday.The Toronto-based me...
'Your priorities are backwards,' Bell tells CRTC during Online Streaming Act hearing - Medicine Hat News
GATINEAU, Que. – Bell Media owner BCE Inc. wants the national broadcasting regulator to create a news fund that would provide financial assistance to broadcasters and require foreign streamers to contribute to the subsidy through their Canadian content spending. Bell representatives told a CRTC pa...
As journalism programs across Canada face low enrolment, schools hit pause to modernize | CBC News
From declining trust and interest in news media to a challenging job market that has impacted local newspapers and legacy newsrooms alike, experts say journalism schools need to update their programs to attract prospective journalists.
Production de films québécois en français | Netflix s’engage envers Attraction… et le Québec
Netflix pourrait bientôt annoncer la mise en chantier de films québécois originaux. Le géant américain vient de signer un accord avec Attraction concernant des projets de longs métrages en français, que l’entreprise montréalaise développera et produira.
The Hollywood strikes are over. When will Toronto’s film scene be back in action?
More than six months of labour strife in Hollywood has come to an end. The writers’ and actors’ strikes had a major impact on those who make film and television in Toronto. Tyler Cheese checked in with industry insiders to find out what happens next.
Regulatory, Telecom & Media News - TVA Group eliminates 547 jobs in reorganization - Broadcast Dialogue
Quebecor-owned TVA Group has announced major changes “to secure its future at a time of crisis for the global media industry,” that will include the elimination of 547 positions or 31% of the network’s current workforce.