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Canada keeping pace with 3-D
MONTREAL -- Canada has a habit of lagging far behind the U.S. as it introduces new digital platforms, but when it comes to 3-D cinema Canada is more than keeping pace with the American rollout.
Canada looking at record boxoffice
The recession has filmgoers flocking to Canadian theaters, and early returns have the market on track for record boxoffice in 2009.
Canadian broadcaster-producer talks stall
Negotiations between Canada's independent producers and broadcasters over the valuation of program rights and payments, including for new media, have reached an impasse over how negotiations will proceed.
Canadian radio sees higher ’07 profits
Despite the threat from new digital media platforms, profits for Canadian radio station rose last year on higher revenue, the country's broadcast regulator reported Wednesday.
2006 a good year for Canada’s indies
Canadian indie distributors offset a steep drop in program exports in 2006 with higher domestic sales and lower operating expenses, Statistics Canada reported Tuesday.
Business booming for Canada’s TV operators
Canada's cable and satellite TV operators experienced robust revenue and profit growth in 2007, Canada's TV watchdog said Wednesday.
CRTC recommends split of TV fund
Canada's broadcast regulator on Thursday recommended that the Canadian Television Fund be split into separate commercial and cultural streams.
Quebec b’caster considers axing news division
The new owners of struggling Quebec broadcaster Television Quatre Saisons on Monday proposed replacing its network news division with citizen journalists.
Unions urge limits on airwave ownership
Canadian labor unions on Monday urged Ottawa to limit foreign, mostly American ownership of the domestic airwaves.
CRTC eyes new-media restrictions
Canada's TV watchdog plans to hold public hearings in early 2009 to consider whether to regulate Canadian "new media" -- online TV, radio and mobile video -- on the Internet to ensure shelf space for homegrown product.
‘Robson’ campaign centers on real estate
As much as CAN$12,000 in free rent is being given away as part of a promotional campaign for the upcoming season of "Robson Arms," a Canadian TV drama set in an apartment building that airs on CTV.
Judd Apatow among Just Comedy headliners
Comedy producer-director Judd Apatow is among the headliners of the Just Comedy conference, running in conjunction with the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.