Global unveils plan to revitalize CKRD in Red Deer

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Global Communications Ltd. announced today a plan to revitalize television station CKRD in Red Deer, Alberta. The plan calls for CKRD’s disaffiliation from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the introduction of the popular CH television program schedule into the Alberta marketplace via CKRD. Global has reached an agreement with the CBC on the terms of disaffiliation and filed the …

War, Lies and Videotape

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Another battle is taking place in Iraq. In the struggle to get information, the media are deploying bribery and other tactics to topple political barriers and break through spin. In a Global National news special to air tonight, War, Lies and Videotape will examine how the world’s most televised war is evolving into a confusing exchange of propaganda. Despite unprecedented …

Conrad Black says Canada’s influence in Washington is temporarily over

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Press baron Conrad Black has made as many headlines over the years as he has newspapers. In an exclusive interview to air this Sunday on Global TV’s Ottawa Inside/Out, Lord Black shares his provocative views on Canada’s decision not to join the United States in the war against Iraq. “I think the time Canada has influence in Washington is, at …

Global Sunday Tackles the Tax Man

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On March 2nd, Global Sunday takes a look at the overburdened Canadian taxpayer. This week’s host Troy Reeb is joined by Mark Milke, author of, “Tax Me I’m Canadian”. With Monday being the annual RRSP deadline, the program looks at the plight of overtaxed Canadians who are finding the weight of the tax man too much to bear. Also on …

Global, CH, FOX Sports World Canada, DejaView and Lonestar receive international industry awards

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Global Television, CH and the digital channels FOX Sports World Canada and Lonestar were honoured at the 2002 PROMAX/BDA International Awards held June 26-29 in Los Angeles, California. The annual conference is the world’s largest gathering of promotion, marketing and design professionals in television, digital media and radio.

Fall 2002 Highlights: Global & CH

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The Global Television Network and the CH stations are pleased to announce highlights for the 2002-2003 season. With an eclectic mix of new and returning Canadian and U.S. comedies and dramas, and a slate of compelling Canadian documentaries, the 2002-2003 season on Global and CH offers viewers another year of outstanding quality programming.

CanWest Calls For Changes To Canadian Broadcasting Policy

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CanWest Global Communications Corp., today called on the Government of Canada to proceed urgently to modernize the public policy and regulatory framework for broadcasting in Canada. CanWest’s detailed recommendations were released today in the Company’s submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, in connection with the current review by the Standing Committee of the state of …