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Relief and Real Film at Cannes

It’s well known by now that Xavier Dolan said it was a “relief” to win the Grand Prix at Cannes for Juste la fin du monde — after what some critics had to say about

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Who Owns the News? 2 Differing Views on CRTC vs. CTV

There’s still some fallout from yesterday’s dueling news releases coming from the CRTC and Bell Media/CTV. Was Kevin Crull justified in telling his news staff to shift their focus off the CRTC on the day

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CRTC Fires Back: Allegations Are Disturbing UPDATED

The Globe and Mail today reported allegations from unnamed sources that Kevin Crull, president of Bell Media, which owns CTV, struck back at the CRTC after it announced last Thursday that cable companies would soon

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5 Opinions on the New CRTC Cable Regs

Yesterday we brought you the news on the CRTC’s latest change: Mandatory “entry-level” TV packages from the cable companies, at  no more than $25 a month. Today, here’s what the media is saying: The main

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Breaking: CRTC Mandates Minimal Cable Package

Jean-Pierre Blais, head of the CRTC, has just announced the anticipated changes to requirements for cable providers in Canada, and what it means for viewers. A CRTC press release says by the end of 2016,

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6 Canada Film Stories for Mid March Monday

From a doc on indefinite detention — in Canada — to an animated short about non-stop shopping, with thoughts on the new CRTC regs along the way: The Secret Trial 5, a documentary directed and

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