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CTV News (Canadian Television News Channel) established since Sep 1997 is a Canadian news channel owned by Bell Media, a division of Bell Canada. The station broadcasts latest national and international headline news, breaking stories and informational programs. It is stationed at 9 Channel Nine Court in the Agincourt neighborhood of Scarborough, Toronto. You’re watching CTV news channel is the catchphrase used by the service with CTV, CP24, BNN Bloomberg and CTV 2 as its sisters.

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History

CTV N1 was launched on Sep 30, 1997 by CTV Television Network Ltd. after CRTC gave green signal to CTV Television Network Ltd. in Sep 1996. The English language specialty channel would broadcast news, sports stories, weather updates, business, personal finance programming and more. The newscast would initially include a 15-minute news wheel. Under the terms signed by News 1 in the licensing it would broadcast a 15 min newscast every 15 minutes. It vowed to establish itself as a top-notch news service in the wake of lockout suffered by CBC Television and CBC Newsworld.

Before the format change in Aug 2005, the sports segments and business news were produced in partnership with TSN ad Business News Network: BNN respectively as they were under the ownership of same owner as that of Newsnet and CTV. However during the earlier days of the service, weather reports and forecasts was sourced by The Weather Network while sports slot was supplemented by Headline Sports and later CTV Sportsnet.

On May 26, 2009, the channel was renamed as CTV News Channel.  Bell Canada on Sep 10, 2010 announced their plans to acquired 100% stake in CTVglobemedia; the USD 3.2b deal received CRTC approval on March 7, 2011 and was consummated in April 2011. CTVglobemedia was rechristened as Bell Media on April 1, 2011. A new weekday lineup was introduced on Oct 3, 2011 with the addition of National Affairs, Direct and Express four news hosts were staffed.

Programming

All-news format station airs local, regional, national and international news along with sports segments and weather updates. Lifestyle/entertainment, educational and kids programming are also part of the lineups. Your Morning, Question Period, National News, Power Play, News Overnight, and W5 are the notable programs aired by the station. Audiences can watch the station online and follow it on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the website: www.ctvnews.ca/ctv-news-channel

Programs

Power Play Your Morning CGV News Weekend CTV News Overnight
CTV National News CTV News Channel CTV’s Question Period CTV News Channel

 

Staff/Personalities

Joy Malbon Tom Walters Martin Seemungal Paul Workman
Beverly Thomson Sarika Sehgal Craig Oliver Lloyd Robertson
Daniele Hamamdjian Janis Mackey Frayer Richard Madan Todd van der Heyden
Kevin Newman Victor Malarek Lisa LaFlamme Glen McGregor
Jennifer Burke Sandie Rinaldo Don Martin Jennifer Ward
Merella Fernandez Vanessa Lee Melanie Nagy Scott Laurie
Joyce Napier Craig Oliver Merella Fernandez Jill Macyshon
Brad Giffen Avis Favaro Geneviève Beauchemin Jeff Hutcheson
Todd Battis Peter Akman Marcia MacMillan Omar Sachedina
Marci Ien John Vennavally-Rao Janet Dirks

 

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