The partnership includes early access to acclaimed podcast, The Bridge
TORONTO – February 2, 2021 – SiriusXM Canada announced today a new collaborative relationship with iconic Canadian newscaster, Peter Mansbridge. As part of the new relationship, SiriusXM has added Peter Mansbridge’s acclaimed show The Bridge to their recently launched collection of new, exclusive and popular podcast content. In addition, the show will air on Canada Talks, channel 167 at noon and 5:00 p.m. EST daily starting February 2. The Bridge reflects on the issues of the day, covering topics such as politics, public health, technology, and more.
“For five decades, Peter Mansbridge has been making outstanding contributions to the Canadian media landscape,” said John Lewis, Senior Vice-President, Programming and Operations, SiriusXM Canada. “We are thrilled to have him lending his expertise to SiriusXM Canada as we work together to take Canadian content to the next level.”
In addition to The Bridge, the relationship will include the creation of exclusive content by Mansbridge for SiriusXM Canada to be made available on the Company’s Satellite Radio and streaming services. Listeners can expect an inside look into the world of Canadian current events from one of the country’s most cherished commentators. Visit siriusxm.ca/mansbridge to learn more, and stay up to date as more details are released.
“I’m delighted to bring “The Bridge” to SiriusXM Canada and look forward to working alongside such a terrific team,” said Peter Mansbridge. “I cannot wait to share what we have in-store for our Canadian audience as we begin to roll out new content later this year.”
SiriusXM recently entered the world of podcasts with a diverse collection of both original and fan-favourite material. The collection includes exclusive new content from Marvel Entertainment, SiriusXM originals, and a highly curated selection of essential podcasts from leading creators and providers such as NBC News, HBO, ESPN, TED and more. SiriusXM will also be host to Kevin Hart’s Laugh out Loud Radio, which will roll out later this year and include Hart’s first-ever, solo-hosted podcast.
SiriusXM subscribers with streaming access can enjoy SiriusXM Podcasts via the mobile app or online at siriusxm.ca/podcasts.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Inc., operating as SiriusXM Canada, is the country’s leading audio entertainment company. SiriusXM creates and offers ad-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; and exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company, as well as on smartphones and connected devices on the SiriusXM app.
SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides ad-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.
SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies eleven years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member.
SiriusXM Canada contact:
Senior Manager, Communications