Corie Wright

Netflix responds to Canada deal criticism

In an unusual move for the SVOD giant, Netflix has responded to criticism over its latest deal with the Canadian government, which will see it place its first permanent production space outside the US for the first time. Last month it was reported that Netflix had committed to a five-year, C$500 million (US$400 million) spend […]

Clock ticking as Canadians demand Netflix data

Canadian communications regulator the CRTC has demanded Netflix reveal subscriber, viewing and programme expenditure data and threatened to waive the streaming service’s exemption from local content obligations if it does not cooperate. The CRTC, which is conducting an extensive round of hearings into Canadian TV, has demanded the data be delivered by 5pm today (Ottowa […]