Quebecor

CP

Nordiques Resurrection?

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Quebecor plans to apply for an NHL expansion franchise with the intent of bringing back the Nordiques to Quebec City. The company confirmed its interest in a news release sent out 90...
Radio-Canada

Major Canadian Magazine Buyout

MONTREAL -- Quebecor's TVA Group will pay $55.5 million cash to buy 15 magazines including Canadian Living and The Hockey News, and a majority stake in Elle Canada and Elle Quebec from Transcontinenta...
Netflix

Should Netflix Be Regulated as a Traditional Canadian Broadcaster?

The Internet being a global phenomenon, there is now an obvious discrepancy between the rules applying to Canadian broadcasters, and what companies like Netflix can "broadcast" in Canada through a website or an app. When certain companies are subject to restrictive regulation while some of their competitors are not, there are calls from the regulated companies for the same rules to apply to their competitors.
CP

Can Slick Mr. Péladeau Sell Nationalism?

The Quebec election campaign became a bit more interesting this week with Pierre Karl Péladeau's decision to run for the Parti Québécois. Péladeau brings a unique and coveted background to the PQ, having for decades dined on the earnings of tabloid agitprop and rabble-rousing emotionalism. Just as Marois shrugs off recent and bad economic news, Péladeau thrusts his fist into the air and chants inspirational slogans. And somehow, in combination, these are intended to add up to the sum of economic credibility. His business acumen and his knack for rube exploitation are simply the latest assets to be nationalized by a now desperate campaign.
Sun Media

Sun Media Slashes Jobs

MONTREAL - Sun Media Corp. is cutting another 200 jobs across the company, of which about a quarter will come from its editorial operations outside Quebec.The company said it regrets the cuts it says...
Sun News

REJECTED

The future of Canada's most controversial news network was thrown into doubt Thursday when the CRTC rejected the network's application to be a mandatory part of basic cable. But at the same time the t...
CP

Sun News Fears 'Death Sentence'

OTTAWA - Sun News Network made its final pitch to the federal telecommunications regulator on Thursday, saying anything short of a guaranteed spot on the dial would spell the end of the channel.The Qu...