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Defunct Media Companies of Canada: Defunct Broadcasting Companies of Canada, Defunct Cable and DBS Companies of Canada Source Wikipedia

Defunct Media Companies of Canada: Defunct Broadcasting Companies of Canada, Defunct Cable and DBS Companies of Canada

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Published August 13th 2011
ISBN : 9781157815594
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36 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Defunct broadcasting companies of Canada, Defunct cable and DBS companies of Canada, Defunct film andMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Defunct broadcasting companies of Canada, Defunct cable and DBS companies of Canada, Defunct film and television production companies of Canada, Defunct publishing companies of Canada, Canwest, Videon Cablesystems, CHUM Limited, Western International Communications, Baton Broadcast System, Alliance Atlantis, C.O.R.E., Maclean-Hunter, Osprey Media, Cineplex Odeon Films, Telemedia, Classicomm, Persona Communications, Mountain Cablevision, Mid-Canada Communications, Canadian Football Network, Newton Cable, Cable Atlantic, Salter Street Films, Selkirk Communications, Aurora Cable Internet, New Brunswick Broadcasting Company, Cablecasting Limited, Huron Broadcasting, Milestone Radio, Monarch Cablesystems, Atkinson Film-Arts, Northern Cable, Northern Television, Lacewood Productions, Malofilm, Macmillan of Canada, Moffat Communications, Chinavision Canada, Rush Communications Ltd., CUC Broadcasting, Lester & Orpen Dennys, Aldred-Rogers Broadcasting, Telegram Corporation, Fundy Cable, CF Cable, Alliance Communications, Desclez Productions, Altlantis Films, Cathay International Television, Access Communications. Excerpt: Canwest Global Communications Corporation, which operated under the corporate brand Canwest, was a major Canadian media company based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with its head offices at Canwest Place. It held radio, television broadcasting and publishing assets in several countries, primarily in Canada. Canwest entered creditor bankruptcy protection in late 2009, leading to the sale of the companys assets. Canwests newspaper arm was sold to a group of creditors led by National Post CEO Paul Godfrey, through a newly-formed company named Postmedia Network. The sale of the companys broadcasting arm to Shaw Communications closed on October 27, 2010, after CRTC approval for the sale was announced on October 22- t...