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Did CRTC Super Bowl Ad Policy Cost Canadian Economy $158 Million?

Did CRTC Super Bowl Ad Policy Cost Canadian Economy $158 Million?

Article posted on Tuesday 15 August - 21:04 EDT

The Super Bowl is a cultural phenomenon powerful enough to make an economic impact across borders. When the CRTC decided to ban simultaneous substitution of Canada's Super Bowl ads on American TV stations, Canadian broadcasters and media groups decried the decision as damaging to the economy. Forcing Bell to allow U.S. Super Bowl commercials on American channels certainly impacted the telecom giant's bottom line, even if the estimated economic cost strains credulity.
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Breaking Down How Much Floyd Mayweather is Worth 

Article posted on Friday 28 July

Breaking Down How Much Floyd Mayweather is Worth
The inimitable Mayweather Jr. is his generation's greatest boxer. But his boxing prowess even pales in comparison to the wealth he's accumulated over his 49-fight career. Mayweather is reportedly worth over $340 million and has generated at least $700 million in his career. Despite financial and court issues, he continues to rack money. We take a look at how and why he's this rich.
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Stephen Curry’s Worth More Than His Record Contract 

Article posted on Tuesday 11 July

Stephen Curry’s Worth More Than His Record Contract
“Steph should be getting 400M this summer,” LeBron James tweeted after Steph Curry signed the richest deal in NBA history – five years for $201 million. During Curry’s time with the Golden State Warriors, the value of the franchise exploded from $450 million to $2.6 billion, backing LeBron’s opinion.
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Super Bowl LI Tickets 

Article posted on Wednesday 25 January

Super Bowl LI Tickets
Another fantastic season of NFL betting action has blown past us just about as fast as NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. will blaze his famed #88 car around Daytona International Speedway at the end of February. With the NFL playoff round complete, our main event is next up as New England will battle Atlanta during Super Bowl LI on February 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.
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Super Bowl TV Audience In Canada 

Article posted on Friday 23 December

Super Bowl TV Audience In Canada
The Super Bowl is not just a big deal in the United States, but all across North American - with millions of Canadians tuning in every year. From viewers each year to the global proportion here are some Super Bowl tv audience analytics.
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How Much Money Do NFL Referees Earn? 

Article posted on Friday 16 December

How Much Money Do NFL Referees Earn?
Hate it or love it, referees are a pivotal part of football and have more impact on the game than almost anyone outside the players and coaches. NFL referees make a pretty penny but when considering how rich the NFL is and how much other referees make are they overpaid?
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