Immigrants Don’t See ‘Redneck’ Side of Alberta

For some, Alberta’s history is just about cowboys, oil, and Conservatives, but a new television series is shedding light on the many contributions that minority groups have made in the province. An Omni TV magazine-style…

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OMNI Cuts: ‘A Deep and Personal Transgression’

Recently, without warning and without consultation, Rogers Communications decided to end all Italian-language news and current affairs television programming on the multicultural OMNI station.  As a proud Italian-Canadian and a federal Cabinet Minister, many individuals…

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Community Leaders Blast Rogers for Ethnic News Cutbacks

Leaders from Canada’s ethnic community are coming together to urge Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to suspend consideration of all further applications from Rogers Communications Inc. unless the media giant restores multilingual newscasts at…

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OMNI TV’s Fading to Black

Rogers Media Inc. announced earlier this month that it would be replacing daily multi-language newscasts on OMNI Television with half-hour, multi-language current affairs programs instead. Simultaneously the Rogers media giant cut 110 jobs, the majority of…

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