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Pair of Manitoba Moose Games to Air on TSN2

Pair of Manitoba Moose Games to Air on TSN2

Manitoba MooseTwo Manitoba Moose games will air on TSN2, beginning with today’s matchup in Toronto against the Marlies.

The second game between the Moose and Marlies will air on Wednesday, February 27. Both games, being produced by Leafs Nation Network, are set for 10 a.m. CT.

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Super Bowl 2019 May Be the Last Time Canadian Football Fans See U.S. Game Ads

Super Bowl 2019 May Be the Last Time Canadian Football Fans See U.S. Game Ads

By David Paddon, The Canadian Press

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Workers use a lift to install a Super Bowl 53 wrap on the outside of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, on Jan. 17, 2019. (Curtis Compton / Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

TORONTO — Sunday’s battle between the New England Patriots and the L.A. Rams could possibly be the last Super Bowl game to be available in Canada in its original form — ads and all — through American broadcasts.

Until 2017, Canadian viewers were blocked from the full U.S. Super Bowl feeds, including the commercials that are often produced specifically for the event, as domestic broadcasters were able to substitute their own versions of the broadcasts carried by cable and satellite.

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Manitoba Credit for Film, TV Touted as Among Most Generous in Canada

Manitoba Credit for Film, TV Touted as Among Most Generous in Canada

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is making its tax credit for film and video productions permanent and hinting at more help for the industry despite a consultant’s report that called for a reduction.

The tax credit, touted by the province as one of the biggest in Canada, was to expire at the end of this year. But it has proven effective in attracting projects and jobs, Culture Minister Cathy Cox said Tuesday.

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Justin Trudeau to Make ‘Corner Gas Animated’ Cameo, Brent Butt Tweets

Justin Trudeau to Make ‘Corner Gas Animated’ Cameo, Brent Butt Tweets

By The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds an animation of himself as he speaks with actor Brent Butt in this undated handout photo. Justin Trudeau will follow in the footsteps of two previous prime ministers by appearing in an episode of “Corner Gas.” The show’s Facebook page said on Saturday that Trudeau will play himself on an episode of “Corner Gas Animated” when its second season debuts this spring on The Comedy Network. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Robert de Lint, Vérité Films)

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will follow in the footsteps of two previous prime ministers by appearing in an episode of “Corner Gas.”

The show’s Facebook page said on Saturday that Trudeau will play himself on an episode of “Corner Gas Animated” when its second season debuts this spring on The Comedy Network.

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‘Smarter’ Rules Would Ensure All Digital Players Pay for CanCon, Panel Told

‘Smarter’ Rules Would Ensure All Digital Players Pay for CanCon, Panel Told

By The Canadian Press

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This March 19, 2018 photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Patrick Semansky)

OTTAWA — Federal lawmakers need to make foreign content providers, such as Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Prime, pay their fair share into producing Canadian content, Canada’s broadcast regulator and its public broadcaster argued this week.

What that share looks like, however, remains uncertain as the federal government moves to tear down and rebuild the country’s broadcast and telecom regulations.

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Raising Eyebrows: Winnipeg Entrepreneur Pitches on ‘Dragons’ Den’

Raising Eyebrows: Winnipeg Entrepreneur Pitches on ‘Dragons’ Den’

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Giovanna Minenna, founder and CEO of Brows by G, during a taping of ‘Dragons’ Den’ at CBC headquarters in Toronto. (HANDOUT)

UPDATE: Feb. 7 – Brows by G secured a deal with marketing maven Arlene Dickinson for $400,000 and 16 percent of their company.

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A Winnipeg entrepreneur and her company are hopping into the den to sway deep-pocket investors to help them expand operations.

Giovanna Minenna, founder and CEO of Brows by G, will appear on CBC’s “Dragons’ Den” early next month.

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