LCN Complains to the CRTC against Bell ExpressVu

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TVA Group Inc. has filed a complaint with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) concerning Bell ExpressVu’s business practices, which are depriving Le Canal Nouvelles (LCN) of substantial revenues. The practices in question involve the direct sale by Bell ExpressVu and its authorized agents of multiple decoders to new customers, for use in the customer’s primary residence and secondary …

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 …

Channel Introduction: ESPN Classic Canada

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Wayne Gretzky scores 50 goals in an unbelievable 39 games. Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier slug it out in The Thrilla in Manila. Joe Namath delivers his Super Bowl III victory guarantee. Michael Jordan wins his first NBA title. John McEnroe’s antics at Wimbledon. Reliving the greatest moments in sports is what ESPN Classic Canada is all about! Originally posted …

Channel Introduction: MTV Canada

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Packing an international programming punch and a homegrown attitude and focus, MTV will make its debut in Canada at 3:30 pm ET on October 18, 2001. More than just music videos, MTV will feature a locally programmed line up reflecting the spirit of Canadian youth culture. MTV in Canada will hit the airwaves with the unveiling of Select, a locally …