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Cross-Canada Shortlist Announced for I Heart Local Cable Awards

 

February 14, 2014 --

SAINT JOHN, NB, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The New Brunswick-based Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) is pleased to announce the shortlisted nominees for their I Heart Local Cable Awards - a national celebration of excellence in cable service delivery, community-mindedness, and content development.

"We were absolutely thrilled to receive more than 100 nominations from our members and their customers in every corner of our country," says Alyson Townsend, President and CEO. "The nominations highlighted amazing content, introduced us to the personalities that make local cable so special, and told us truly moving stories of customer service and community building. The I Heart Local Cable Awards are a celebration of all that."

And the shortlisted nominees are:


Best customer service story / Meilleure expérience du service à la clientèle SOURCE CABLE (Hamilton, ON)
YOURLINK INC. (Revelstoke, BC)
NOVUS ENTERTAINMENT (Vancouver, BC)
CABLE CABLE (Fenelon Falls, ON)
Best public service/Community building effort / Meilleur projet de service public / de bienfaisance SEASIDE COMMUNICATIONS (Reserve Mines, NS)
COOP DE CABLO DE L'ARRIERE-PAYS (Québec City, QC)
ACCESS COMMUNICATIONS (Regina, SK)
VALEMOUNT ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY (Valemount, BC)
Best local programming - news/issue coverage / Meilleure programmation locale : actualités MAX T. MOUSE
Cable Cable (Fenelon Falls, ON)
THE FOUR
Access Communications (Regina, SK)
VU D'ICI
Coop de cablo de l'arriere-pays (Québec City, QC)
VCTV CHILI COOKOFF
Valemount Entertainment Society (Valemount, BC)
Best local programming - sports coverage / Meilleure programmation locale : événements sportifs IN THE HUDDLE
Access Communications (Regina, SK)
SCOTTIES TOURNAMENT OF HEARTS CURLING
Westman Communications Group (Brandon, MB)
TEMPS LIBRES
Coop de cablo de l'arriere-pays (Québec City, QC)
SPORTS ON CABLE 14
Source Cable (Hamilton, ON)
Best local programming - entertainment / Meilleure programmation locale : divertissement HAMILTON LIFE ON CABLE 14
Source Cable (Hamilton, ON)
GARAGE SALE SCAVENGER HUNT
Northwestel (Whitehorse, YT)
DISCOVER VALEMOUNT SERIES
Valemount Entertainment Society (Valemount, BC)
CITY LIGHTS
Novus Entertainment (Vancouver, BC)
Best local cable personality /  Meilleur animateur / animatrice du câblo local NATALIE LANGSTON
Novus Entertainment (Vancouver, BC)
JOAN MCELMAN
Bragg Communications (Halifax, NS)
MAXIM BLOUDOV
Northwestel Inc. (Whitehorse, YT)
CHLOÉ PATRY-ROBITAILLE
Coop de cablo de l'arriere-pays (Québec City, QC)

Online voting begins today - which we've christened "I Heart Local Cable Day". Canadians can check out the nominees and vote at www.iheartlocalcable.com or www.jaimemoncablolocal.com until May 31, 2014.

"We hope Canada will embrace their local nominees and bring out the vote," says Townsend. "It should be a thrilling ride, so stay tuned."

The winner in each category will have $1,000 donated to the community charity of their choice.

About the CCSA:
The CCSA is the voice and vision of Canada's independent cable companies. We are a not-for-profit buying group connecting more than 100 independent cable operators and their subscribers with programming and equipment. By working co-operatively, members from Newfoundland to British Columbia to Nunavut remain competitive in all facets of the communications industry and are effectively represented before the CRTC and government. A list of our members is available at www.ccsa.cable.ca

 

 

 

SOURCE Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc.

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