From CRTC Release:

The Commission approves the application by Shaw Television Limited Partnership (Shaw LP) and Shaw Media Global Inc. (Shaw Global), a new partner with Shaw LP in TVtropolis General Partnership (TVtropolis GP), for authority to acquire the assets of the national, English-language specialty Category A service TVtropolis, through the acquisition by Shaw Global of the partnership’s units held by Rogers Communications Inc., the current partner with Shaw LP in TVtropolis GP, and for a new broadcasting licence to continue the operation of the undertaking.

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Rogers Communications wants the CRTC to force Bell to sell Astral’s English pay TV services if it is going to allow the $3.4-billion merger to go ahead.   Rogers also told the  hearing reviewing the proposed acquisition it would then take a look at buying Astral’s Movie Network to add to its own content.

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Rogers Media and The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) announced today the first round of successful applicants of the Rogers Development Fund, a newly created development initiative that benefits local production communities. Eleven candidates overall were successful, seven candidates in Stream One, and four candidates in Stream Two.

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City’s flagship local morning show, Breakfast Television, and select Rogers Radio stations join forces to help make a difference in the lives of women and girls across Canada. Through Morning for Hope – an eight-city, live, on-air fundraiser in support of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Rogers Media invites audiences to take up the fight to end violence against women and help women and girls reach their full economic and social potential. Morning for Hope airs live from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. local time on City, as well as 98.1 CHFI (Toronto),News1130 and 96.9 JACKfm (Vancouver), Lite 95.9 (Calgary), 107.7 The River (Lethbridge), 91.7 The BOUNCE (Edmonton),102.3 CLEAR FM (Winnipeg), Lite 92.9 (Halifax), and K-Rock 105.7KIX 93.5, and 102.7 The Lake (Kingston).

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