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British Columbia Looks Past Olympics

Brand Marketing

Having seen Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and domestic actors and athletes succeed with TV spots to promote California tourism, British Columbia has produced its own celebrity-driven campaign to pull in American [...]

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British Columbia Creates Post-Olympics Tourism Push

Brand Marketing

Having seen governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and domestic actors and athletes succeed with TV spots to promote California tourism, British Columbia has produced its own celebrity-driven commercial to pull in American [...]

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Stake in TV Guide Sold by Lions Gate

TV / Video

Lionsgate on Thursday sold a 49 percent stake in its TV Guide property to One Equity Partners, JPMorgan Chase’s global private equity investment arm, for $123 million in cash. Vancouver-based [...]

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Canada Mulls Broadcast Bailout

TV / Video

TORONTO Canada’s federal cabinet is considering the creation of a $120 million-plus fund to help rescue local TV operations at private broadcasters such as CTV and Canwest Global as their [...]

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Canada-U.S. Web Retrans Lines Drawn

Brand Marketing

Canadian film and TV producers Wednesday opposed an effort by U.S. TV networks to stop webcast upstart JumpTV.com from retransmitting TV signals to Canadian consumers via the Internet. The move [...]