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Cannes 2016: A first-time judge on her festival experience

Maxus Canada’s president Ann Stewart on the way forward for Canadian Cannes’ submissions.

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Cannes 2016: An outsiders first-time view on the festival

Charles-Etienne Morier, VP of digital media at Touche!, on his takeaways from the week.

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CRTC’s Raj Shoan dismissed from office

Updated: Raj Shoan has released a statement indicating he will appeal the government’s decision.

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ICYMI: Layoffs at Vancouver magazines, ad blocking to rise in the U.S.

In case you missed it: High-level layoffs at Western Living and Vancouver Magazine, ad blocking is set to jump in the U.S. and WPP’s Sorrell on the impact of Brexit.

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Cannes 2016: What is the future of the Lions?

Cossette Media’s Brooke Leland on why the festival should endure in its physical form.

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Specialty check-in: ads down, subscribers up

How the top channels and industry overall fared in 2015, according to the CRTC’s report.

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Pay more attention to IoT, E&Y warns media cos

Media companies need to step up their game and tap into the world of connected devices (and personalized advertising), according to the firm’s latest report.

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Zenith downgrades its global ad spend outlook

The Publicis Groupe agency’s annual report predicts double-digital growth for search spend in 2016.

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Blue Ant puts its Brojects to work in VR

The media co is dipping its toe into the virtual space with a set of new videos.

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America’s Got Talent takes the week: Numeris

The U.S. talent show had the most single-night viewers for the week of June 6 to 12, 2016.

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Viceland launches in French Canada

Amid news of massive international expansion, the fledgling channel is coming home, setting up shop in Montreal.

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Karine Moses to take over at Astral OOH

The former VP of field operations support for Bell is moving into the lead role, following the departure of Luc Quetel.