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Andra Shaffer stepping down from Bell Fund

| 06/26/2014 5:03 pm EDT

Andra Sheffer has stepped down as the head of the Bell Fund, which directs money contributed from BCE Inc.’s operations to independent Canadian media producers, according to a Thursday press release. Sheffer has been executive director of the non-profit Bell Fund since its inception in 1997, during which time the fund has distributed more than $140 million, the press release said. Sheffer is moving to CEO of the Independent Production Fund, which administers both the Bell Fund and the Cogeco Fund. The press release said the process for finding a new executive director will be...