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Magic Items

Dear Minister Glover, There were a series of important TV announcements in London, Ontario this morning. Of particular note to this here blog was mention of the future status of OTA TV in Canada. CRTC Chairman Blais can take it … Continue reading

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Community Manager gets Shaw to (briefly) re-open LTSS

Dear Minister Glover, I received a curious blog comment this week from a woman named Sherry. “(W)hy is Clinton,BC allowed to install LTSS for the next 4 days and no one else is allowed???”, said Sherry. After noting to Sherry … Continue reading

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The CRTC decides when the LTSS ends, not Shaw

Dear Minister Glover, Shaw announced this week that its Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program will end on August 31, 2019. Problem is, Shaw doesn’t have the authority to make such a decision. Only the CRTC does. While it is … Continue reading

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Phase 3 of Let’s Talk TV: Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2014-190

Dear Minister Glover, Long time. As part of Phase 3 of the CRTC’s “Talk TV” initiative, the Commission is asking Canadians about the value of OTA TV in Canada with respect to access to local TV stations and whether OTA … Continue reading

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Dude TV blog post #100: CRTC approves shut down of CBC TV analogue transmitters + Sign off from Steven

Dear Minister Moore, Hot summer we’re having, eh? Hope you and your dog are keepin’ cool. As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, the CRTC has approved CBC’s request to shut off its remaining analogue television transmitters and to not … Continue reading

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Free CRT TV of the Month (July, 2012)

Dear Minister Moore, Spotted this beauty up the hill from my apartment. It’s the first multi-tool portable CRT TV I’ve seen curbside. In addition to its 5 inch screen (likely B&W) this Coleman thing also contains a latern and a … Continue reading

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Canada’s Transition to Digital Television Team wins Public Service Award of Excellence

Dear Minister Moore, I see that your Digital Television Transition team has received a Public Service Award of Excellence for their work on Canada’s transition. Having spoken with members of your DTV team last year, I agree that they tried … Continue reading

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