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Apex Mobile acquires minority stake in Coastal Digital

The solutions provider will create exclusive technology and creative with Coastal, which is a custom ad company.

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Q3 brings steady growth at Corus

Double-digit increase in television ad revenues compensate for low subscription numbers.

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Instagram allows brands to boost creators’ native posts

A new tool will allow brands to treat paid partnership posts like their own, gleaning their own insights and analytics at the same time.

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The Globe experiments with ambient audio

Rather than take a dive into an expensive podcast strategy, Tourism Newfoundland scratched its audio itch in a smaller-scale way.

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The Raptors’ final wins the week: Numeris

More than 5.1 million viewers tuned in for Game 6 to watch the Raptors take the NBA title.

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Introducing your 2019 MIAs jury

Which industry pros will put entries through their paces this summer?

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Canadians love binge-watching, but do they love their TV service?

The average binge-watcher consumes four hours of TV in one sitting.

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RBC makes a play for the top in Toronto: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, the auto industry made a big spend in Montreal with two entrants in the top-five.

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Vice Quebec cuts 20 jobs

The company has no plans to squash French-language content, even amidst a global restructure that will see a 10% staff reduction.

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Who is Canada’s mobile-only population?

The population of Canadians eschewing desktop devices is growing rapidly.

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BMW makes a permanent buy on WeChat

Chasing ubiquity in the Chinese-Canadian market, BMW is establishing what it calls an ‘ever-green’ presence on the app.

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Spotted! An outdoor Transition between work and play

Office dwellers were invited to get outside in a bid try on eyewear that combats UV rays and eyestrain from blue light.

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People Moves: Loblaw Media, GasBuddy and more

Plus, content agency Fifth Story hires current AMA Toronto president Matt Chong.

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CBC revenue up in 2018 as private broadcasting slide continues: CRTC

Overall broadcasting revenues in Canada dipped by 1.2%, while CBC revenues jumped to $1.06 billion in its conventional TV business.