SAINT JOHN, NB, May 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Voting is now closed and the winners of Tuned-in Canada: The CCSA Awards have been decided.
More than 17,000 votes from across the country were cast in this nationwide contest celebrating local cable companies, their content, and the personalities that make them shine.
"We received more than 130 nominations from our members and their subscribers across the country, and as always, their stories were nothing short of inspirational," says Alyson Townsend, President and CEO of the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance. "But for us, the best thing is the exposure each and every one of our nominees received over these past few months. Tuned-in Canada is a great platform for celebrating their achievements."
And the winners are:
I heart customer service
MASCON CABLE SYSTEMS (BC)
I heart community building/public service
EASTLINK: TREE DECORATING (NS)
I heart local programming – best news/issue coverage
INDIGDENOUS GAMES 2014 – ACCESS COMMUNICATIONS (SK)
I heart local programming – best sports coverage
ACCESS7 SPORTS – ACCESS COMMUNICATIONS (SK)
I heart local programming – best entertainment coverage
INVISIBLE WALL – ACCESS COMMUNICATIONS (SK)
I heart local programming – best on-camera community channel personality
FRANÇOIS FORTIN - DERYTELECOM (QC)
The winner in each category will receive $1,000 to donate to a community charity of its choice. Winners will also be celebrated at 'Connect 2015', CCSA's annual conference being held September 20th - 22nd in Mont Tremblant, Quebec.
About the CCSA:
An advocacy and buying group operated by members for members, connecting more than 100 independent cable operators and their subscribers with cost-effective programming and equipment – while ensuring their messages reach regulators and government.
SOURCE Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc.
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For further information: Chris Edwards, Vice-President, Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, Canadian Cable Systems Alliance, Phone: 506-849-1334 ext. 211, Email: [email protected], www.tunedincanada.com