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Pace of cord-cutting in Canada slowed last year, says broadcast regulator

GATINEAU, Que. — The pace at which Canadians are switching from conventional television services to internet-based TV appears to be slowing after three years of accelerated growth, according to the

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Just For Laughs Festival announces expansion to continent of Africa in 2018

MONTREAL — Just For Laughs is once again expanding abroad with a new home base in Africa. The Montreal-based comedy brand has joined forces with a South Africa-based conglomerate to

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The Port of Québec at its Very Best to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation!

Québec, July 24, 2017 – It has been a long time since we have seen so many people at the Port of Québec. In a picture-perfect setting, cheering crowds and

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From pigs to garlic, Quebec’s lesser-known festivals offer plenty to celebrate

MONTREAL — Tourists from all over the world flock to Quebec every summer for a stacked lineup of festivals that includes Montreal’s jazz gathering and Quebec City’s Festival d’ete. But

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Detained in China: Two Canadian employees of Cavalia equestrian show jailed

Photo: Salutations at the end of the show. Big tent of Cavalia in Laval, Canada. 9 June 2013. Credit: Benoit Rochon. MONTREAL — Two Canadians detained in Beijing are receiving assistance from

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Quebec’s Meaghan Rath among new stars signed to ‘Hawaii Five-0’ after cast departures

This combination photo shows actors Ian Anthony Dale, left, and Meaghan Rath, who will join Beulah Koale in the eighth season of the CBS series, “Hawaii Five-0.” (AP Photo/File). NEW

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Veteran telecom exec could make CRTC less consumer friendly, advocates warn

GATINEAU, Que. — The appointment of telecom industry insider Ian Scott as the next chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has sparked both concerns that the regulator could

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Veteran telecom and broadcast executive Ian Scott named CRTC chairman

GATINEAU, Que. — Heritage Minister Melanie Joly has announced Ian Scott as the new chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. Scott, who starts his five-year term on Sept.

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FEQ50: The Strumbellas bring joy to the masses

Review by Andrew Greenfield Folk pop, indie rock, alternative country – yes, these guys from Toronto do it all. Isabel Ritchie (violin), Jeremy Drury (drums), Darry James (bass guitar), David

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FEQ50: Muse Stunned and Dazzled for the Conclusion of the Festival’s 50th

Review by Nathalie Peron Québec City (Québec) July 16th, 2017, Festival d’été de Québec, scène Bell – It was the Festival’s closing show Sunday night on the Plains with Muse

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FEQ50: Gorillaz on the Plains… and We Got to See Them

Review by Nathalie Peron Québec City (Québec) July 16th, 2017, Festival d’été de Québec, scène Bell – The case of Gorillaz, a virtual band, is an unusual one to explain

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FEQ50: The Love Story Continues Between Québec City and Metallica

Review by Nathalie Peron Québec City (Québec) July 14th, 2017, Festival d’été de Québec, scène Bell –The Plains played host to the latest chapter in the love story between Metallica

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FEQ50: The Who in Quebec City bring out the big guns

Review by Andrew Greenfield Thursday 13 July, 2017, Plains of Abraham, Quebec City – Playing in front of a massive crowd, tens of thousands strong, just as heavyweights Duran Duran,

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FEQ50: Québécois Vintage at the Pigeonnier – Men Without Hats and Les Trois Accords

Review by Nathalie Peron Québec City (Québec) July 13th, 2017, Festival d’été de Québec, scène Loto-Québec – People of all ages were at the scène Loto-Québec (Pigeonnier) Thursday night for