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McNabb Set to Join 680 CJOB Morning Show

McNabb Set to Join 680 CJOB Morning Show

Lauren McNabb
Lauren McNabb (TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — 680 CJOB is adding to its morning show later this summer with veteran broadcast journalist Lauren McNabb.

The experienced co-anchor of Global News at 6 will join Greg Mackling and Brett Megarry weekday mornings from 6-10 a.m. CT beginning August 22. Both stations are owned by Corus Entertainment.

McNabb originally joined Global Winnipeg in 2000 and was promoted to Global National’s Manitoba correspondent three years later. She went on to work out of the network’s Toronto bureau in 2005 before returning to her home province in 2011 as producer and host of “Focus Manitoba.” In 2016, she joined Heather Steele as co-anchor of Global News at 6.

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Imposing Old School of Thought on New Media: Jackman-Atkinson

Imposing Old School of Thought on New Media: Jackman-Atkinson

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

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The logo of American entertainment company Netflix is pictured at the Paris games week in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Christophe Ena)

Radio stations and cable providers over a certain size have to pay into the Canadian Content Development Fund and Canadian Media Fund. These organizations provide money to help fund the production of Canadian television, film, music and digital media. Canadian broadcasters have complained that it’s hard to compete with international streaming services that don’t have these extra costs. It’s a legitimate complaint as many Canadians abandon cable and satellite TV.

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Lawyer for Former TV Journalist Steve Vogelsang Seeking Mental Tests

Lawyer for Former TV Journalist Steve Vogelsang Seeking Mental Tests

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press

Steve Vogelsang
Steve Vogelsang (MEDICINE HAT POLICE SERVICE)

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – The lawyer for a former TV journalist accused in several bank robberies says he plans to speak to the Crown about arranging for psychiatric tests to determine his client’s mental state.

Stephen Vogelsang is charged with robbing two banks in Medicine Hat, Alta., three in Regina and one in Saskatoon last year.

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Head of Rogers’ NHL Coverage Hopes Exciting Jets, Leafs Will Draw Strong Ratings

Head of Rogers’ NHL Coverage Hopes Exciting Jets, Leafs Will Draw Strong Ratings

By Bill Brioux, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
A fan holds a sign referencing his Players Tribune quote ‘Winnipeg is Good’ as Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) skates off the ice after scoring during second period NHL hockey action against the Dallas Stars, in Winnipeg, Sunday, March 18, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

It has been a quarter-century since a Canadian team has captured the Stanley Cup. Two teams will try to break that string starting this week when the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Winnipeg Jets join 14 American-based teams in their quest for the NHL crown.

Scott Moore, president of Sportsnet and NHL properties at Rogers Media, has his fingers crossed that at least one of the Canadian teams goes deep into the playoffs.

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Former Global Winnipeg Reporter Finds New Way to Live Life on Camera

Former Global Winnipeg Reporter Finds New Way to Live Life on Camera

By Michelle Bailey (@MichelleBailey1)

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Lorraine and Greg take a quiet moment as their kids play to work on their YouTube channel. (MICHELLE BAILEY / CHRISD.CA)

On July 7, 2017, Lorraine Nickel filed her final story with Global Winnipeg. It was about vehicle thefts from a local car dealership.

At the end of that summer day, the 34-year-old said her heartfelt goodbyes to colleagues at a local news outlet where she spent 10 of her 14 years in journalism, a profession Nickel adored.

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True North Square Changing the Face of Real Estate in Downtown Winnipeg

True North Square Changing the Face of Real Estate in Downtown Winnipeg

By Michelle Bailey (@MichelleBailey1)

True North Square
True North Square’s Tower 2 at 225 Carlton, as pictured earlier this month. (TNSE)

There’s a famous saying that when one door closes, another opens.

In the case of downtown Winnipeg’s current real estate scene, numerous doors are closing in some of the city’s traditionally popular high-rise office towers as brand new ones prepare to open to tenants in True North Square’s 17-storey building on Hargrave Street in June.

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1 in 4 Anglophone Canadians Have Cut the TV Cord, Over Half Use Netflix: Report

1 in 4 Anglophone Canadians Have Cut the TV Cord, Over Half Use Netflix: Report

By Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press

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The logo of American entertainment company Netflix is pictured at the Paris games week in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. One in four anglophone Canadians have cut the cord and no longer pay for a traditional TV service, while just over half are Netflix users, according to a report by the Media Technology Monitor. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Christophe Ena)

TORONTO – One in four anglophone Canadians have cut the cord and no longer pay for a traditional TV service, while just over half are Netflix users, according to a report by the Media Technology Monitor.

Based on telephone surveys with 4,156 Canadians conducted by Forum Research Inc., between Sept. 27, 2017 and Dec. 8, 2017, 73 per cent said they had a TV subscription, which was down from the 78 per cent who said the same in 2016.

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Randy Bachman Documentary Set to Screen at Toronto Festival

Randy Bachman Documentary Set to Screen at Toronto Festival

Randy Bachman
Randy Bachman (Paul McKinnon / Shutterstock.com)

Winnipeg singer-songwriter Randy Bachman is the focus of a new documentary showcasing his life as an iconic Canadian musician.

“Bachman” will premiere at the upcoming 2018 Hot Docs Festival in Toronto and take viewers into Bachman’s early days, to his time with “The Guess Who” and “Bachman-Turner Overdrive,” to present day.

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