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  • Current TV, CBC collaboration fizzles
    Monday June 28th 2010

    TORONTO – As if Al Gore doesn’t have enough on his plate, his Current TV collaboration north of the border with the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. looks to have died an unheralded death. A year after the Canadianized Current TV web and digital channel venture got the green light to launch[…]

  • G20 rioters being held at Toronto Film Studios
    Monday June 28th 2010

    The former Toronto Film Studios saw much drama unfold on its soundstages over the years until a 2008 closing, including shoots for “Cinderella Man” and “The Incredible Hulk.” But none came close to the clash that took place Sunday outside the facility’s gates on Eastern Avenue as G20 Summit protesters and tactical riot police fought a pitch battle complete with tear gas and rubber bullets used to restore order.

  • Telefilm boss enters Canadian TV mud fight
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    Admittedly, Canada’s film and TV czar doesn’t like to disagree with politicians. “My communications team says… you never say you disagree,” Carole Brabant, the newly installed executive director of Montreal-based Telefilm Canada, the federal government’s film financier, told reporters in Toronto on her first official visit to English Canada. But Brabant, a trained chartered accountant who joined Telefilm Canada in 1990 as an auditor, strayed from her script when she was asked to respond to Alberta culture minister Lindsay Blackett suggesting at the recent Banff World Television Festival that Canadian-made TV shows were “crap.”

  • $11-million paid, a CanWest deal is made
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    It took more than 16 hours of negotiations and $11-million to remove the final roadblock to the purchase of the CanWest TV empire by Shaw Communications Inc. – and to mark the end of the Asper family’s involvement in the broadcasting company Izzy Asper founded with a single TV station[…]

  • G20 disrupts Toronto entertainment sector
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    TORONTO – With downtown Toronto expected to be a ghost town this coming weekend during the G20 summit of world leaders, Canadian distributor E1 Entertainment has postponed the local release of Nelofer Pazira’s “Act of Dishonor” from June 25 to July 9. That’s the least of inconveniences expected in Toronto[…]

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Archives for: June 20105
  • Current TV, CBC collaboration fizzles
    Monday June 28th 2010

    TORONTO – As if Al Gore doesn’t have enough on his plate, his Current TV collaboration north of the border with the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. looks to have died an unheralded death. A year after the Canadianized Current TV web and digital channel venture got the green light to launch[…]

  • G20 rioters being held at Toronto Film Studios
    Monday June 28th 2010

    The former Toronto Film Studios saw much drama unfold on its soundstages over the years until a 2008 closing, including shoots for “Cinderella Man” and “The Incredible Hulk.” But none came close to the clash that took place Sunday outside the facility’s gates on Eastern Avenue as G20 Summit protesters and tactical riot police fought a pitch battle complete with tear gas and rubber bullets used to restore order.

  • Telefilm boss enters Canadian TV mud fight
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    Admittedly, Canada’s film and TV czar doesn’t like to disagree with politicians. “My communications team says… you never say you disagree,” Carole Brabant, the newly installed executive director of Montreal-based Telefilm Canada, the federal government’s film financier, told reporters in Toronto on her first official visit to English Canada. But Brabant, a trained chartered accountant who joined Telefilm Canada in 1990 as an auditor, strayed from her script when she was asked to respond to Alberta culture minister Lindsay Blackett suggesting at the recent Banff World Television Festival that Canadian-made TV shows were “crap.”

  • $11-million paid, a CanWest deal is made
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    It took more than 16 hours of negotiations and $11-million to remove the final roadblock to the purchase of the CanWest TV empire by Shaw Communications Inc. – and to mark the end of the Asper family’s involvement in the broadcasting company Izzy Asper founded with a single TV station[…]

  • G20 disrupts Toronto entertainment sector
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    TORONTO – With downtown Toronto expected to be a ghost town this coming weekend during the G20 summit of world leaders, Canadian distributor E1 Entertainment has postponed the local release of Nelofer Pazira’s “Act of Dishonor” from June 25 to July 9. That’s the least of inconveniences expected in Toronto[…]

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Archives for: June 20105
  • Current TV, CBC collaboration fizzles
    Monday June 28th 2010

    TORONTO – As if Al Gore doesn’t have enough on his plate, his Current TV collaboration north of the border with the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. looks to have died an unheralded death. A year after the Canadianized Current TV web and digital channel venture got the green light to launch[…]

  • G20 rioters being held at Toronto Film Studios
    Monday June 28th 2010

    The former Toronto Film Studios saw much drama unfold on its soundstages over the years until a 2008 closing, including shoots for “Cinderella Man” and “The Incredible Hulk.” But none came close to the clash that took place Sunday outside the facility’s gates on Eastern Avenue as G20 Summit protesters and tactical riot police fought a pitch battle complete with tear gas and rubber bullets used to restore order.

  • Telefilm boss enters Canadian TV mud fight
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    Admittedly, Canada’s film and TV czar doesn’t like to disagree with politicians. “My communications team says… you never say you disagree,” Carole Brabant, the newly installed executive director of Montreal-based Telefilm Canada, the federal government’s film financier, told reporters in Toronto on her first official visit to English Canada. But Brabant, a trained chartered accountant who joined Telefilm Canada in 1990 as an auditor, strayed from her script when she was asked to respond to Alberta culture minister Lindsay Blackett suggesting at the recent Banff World Television Festival that Canadian-made TV shows were “crap.”

  • $11-million paid, a CanWest deal is made
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    It took more than 16 hours of negotiations and $11-million to remove the final roadblock to the purchase of the CanWest TV empire by Shaw Communications Inc. – and to mark the end of the Asper family’s involvement in the broadcasting company Izzy Asper founded with a single TV station[…]

  • G20 disrupts Toronto entertainment sector
    Thursday June 24th 2010

    TORONTO – With downtown Toronto expected to be a ghost town this coming weekend during the G20 summit of world leaders, Canadian distributor E1 Entertainment has postponed the local release of Nelofer Pazira’s “Act of Dishonor” from June 25 to July 9. That’s the least of inconveniences expected in Toronto[…]

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