Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

The Rural Channel: “Canada’s Country View” Now Available on Cable & Satellite

Rural TVThe Rural Channel, a new specialty channel devoted to rural and agricultural lifestyle and news programming launched this summer by Saskatchewan based, Ag-Com Productions. Ag-Com has been producing rural focused programming for other channels since 1983 and received a greenlight from the CRTC to launch the channel in August, 2008.

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CRTC launches Let’s Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians

CRTCOn October 24, 2013 the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) launched Let’s Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians, a discussion about the future of Canada’s television system focused around answers to three specific questions.

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CTV News Launches New, Improved, and Fully Interactive CTV MYNEWS App

CTV My News appCTV News offers citizen journalists a new array of tools with CTV’s first-on-the-scene app designed to help everyday Canadians break news as it happens now for iOS and soon for Android devices.

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CBC TV Launches New Local Current Affairs Programs in Calgary and Edmonton

CBC Our Calgary

Holly Preston, host of “Our Calgary” on CBC TV Calgary and host of Alberta@Noon on CBC Radio One.

This Thanksgiving weekend, CBC TV quietly launched new one hour current affairs programs across Canada: Our CalgaryOur Edmonton, Our Montreal, Our OttawaOur Toronto, and Our Vancouver. The show is an hour-long current program, hosted in Calgary by Holly Preston and in Edmonton by Adrienne Lamb.  The programs debut on Saturday, Saturday, October 12 at 6am in every major market across Canada and repeated at 11am on Sunday and 11am on Monday.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)