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Lacroix outlines CBC’s digital present and future

The pubcaster’s CEO and president Hubert T. Lacroix (pictured) discussed his company’s digital transition at UBC on Tuesday evening.

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New company makes DOOH programmatic

Launched by former Newad employees, Campsite is currently testing its self-serve platform with Cadreon and Zenith.

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CRTC calls skinny basic hearing

The regulator is calling TV providers to a hearing to discuss how basic TV packages have been implemented across the country.

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Asper’s FNTSY Sports Network expands to Japan

The fantasy sports channel led by former Canwest head Leonard Asper (pictured) has partnered with FanXT.

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How do your costs compare?

The Argedia Group has launched Ad Cost Checker, a tool that allows marketers, procurement and agencies to compare rates and costs.

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CBC greenlights new web series Coming In

The series tells the story of a gay man who wakes up straight the morning of his wedding. (Series creators Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey pictured.)

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Honda buys the top: Media Monitors

The dealer association purchased the most radio advertising for the week of May 16 to 22.

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Spotted! An X-Men-worthy photo op

20th Century Fox is taking to the streets of the GTA to get the word out about X-Men: Apocalypse.

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ICYMI: CBC wants to keep radio ads, Cordery returns to U.K.

In case you missed it: The CBC has applied to extend radio ads on Radio 2 and ICI Musique, Loraine Cordery lands at Havas Media, and City’s Between gets a second season.

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Upfronts 2016: a Canadian buyer’s verdict

PHD Canada’s Melissa Kotsopoulos (pictured) on the evolution of a new data-based currency for ad delivery and a move towards reduced ad loads in the U.S. market.

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CW upfront 2016: Network shoots for a super fall

Mindshare’s Tonia Beale reports on the network’s two new shows for its 10th anniversary season. (pictured: new pickup Supergirl)