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Company nameCTVglobemedia Inc.
Company typePrivate/Joint venture
IndustryMedia (television, radio, newspapers)
FateMedia assets sold to BCE under Bell Media subsidiary, with two radio stations (CHBN-FM & CHST-FM) going to Rogers Radio, travel + escape sold to Glassbox Television and The Globe & Mail sold to The Globe & Mail Inc.
Founded2001 (as Bell Globemedia)
2007 (as CTVglobemedia)
DefunctApril 1, 2011
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
Key peopleIvan Fecan, President and CEO; CEO, CTV
Kevin Crull, COO; president-designate (mid-2011)
Owner(s)The Woodbridge Company (Thomson family) - 40%
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan - 25%
Torstar - 20%
BCE - 15%
DivisionsCTV, CHUM Radio (now Bell Media Radio)

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CTVglobemedia (often abbreviated "CTVgm" or CGM), was one of Canada's largest private media companies. Its operations include newspaper publishing (The Globe and Mail), television broadcasting and production (CTV), radio broadcasting (CHUM Radio), and their respective Internet properties.

Originally established by BCE and the Thomson family in 2001 combining CTV Inc., which Bell had acquired the previous year, and the operations of the Thomsons' The Globe and Mail, the group was owned by those two parties as well as Torstar and the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.

In September 2010, Bell announced plans to re-acquire full control of the group's broadcasting assets. At the same time, it was announced that the Thomson family would regain majority control of the Globe and Mail Inc.; this part of the deal, which did not require regulatory approval, was completed in January 2011 (although the company name did not immediately change to reflect this). The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approved the Bell/CTV portion of the deal in March 2011; it was then announced that the company will be renamed Bell Media once the deal closes in April, with Bell's Internet portal becoming part of the group at the same time.

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