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Sports cable service tsn and well known sportscaster Dave Hodge have signed on with CFRB-AM in Toronto.The Sports Network updates are heard at the end of newscasts beginning at 8:04 p.m. Monday to Friday, and weekends beginning at 2:04 p.m.Hodge's commentary...

Sports cable service tsn and well known sportscaster Dave Hodge have signed on with CFRB-AM in Toronto.

The Sports Network updates are heard at the end of newscasts beginning at 8:04 p.m. Monday to Friday, and weekends beginning at 2:04 p.m.

Hodge’s commentary is heard daily at 4:25 p.m., and repeated at 10:15 p.m.

The TSN-Hodge reports began April 5.

- U.S. phone-in show host Larry King returned to venerable Toronto radio station cfrb weekday mornings from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. March 30.

The station, positioned as Toronto’s news leader, ran the King show earlier this year but then took it off the air. At present, the show will be recorded live from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. for replay during the wee hours.

- Carswell has increased its field account representation and enhanced its sales and service operations.

Carswell, a division of Thomson Canada, has renamed its sales and marketing operation the Sales and Marketing Communications Department.

With the department, the company, a supplier of books and information to the legal, tax, accounting and business markets, is setting up a customer liaison group to support its field account reps.

Also, Carswell has appointed two regional sales managers to eastern and western Canadian operations, and its field force is being increased by five to 21 reps.

Local account reps will be available in Saskatchewan, serving that province, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, and in Halifax to service the Atlantic provinces.

In future, each Carswell customer will be served by a single account rep.

- The du Maurier Arts organization has increased its 1993 financial support to Canadian arts groups by $200,000 for a total of $1.3 million.

Du Maurier Arts says there were more than 250 grant applications this year.

Over the last 23 years, du Maurier Arts has provided arts groups with more than $35 million in grants and promotional support.

Du Maurier Arts supports music, theatre, dance, poetry, festivals and more across Canada.

- Alpine Ontario, the provincial division of Alpine Canada, has signed a two-year deal with Canadian Airlines International to become the official carrier of Ontario’s Alpine ski team and divisional ski programs.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

In 1992, Canadian Airlines renewed its association with Alpine Canada as the official carrier for the Canadian Alpine Ski Team.