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Call for entries: 2018 Media Agency of the Year

There’s less than a month left until the first phase of the competition comes to a close.

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Media revenue up 12% for Rogers in Q1

While advertising played its part, the main driver in the revenue increase was higher distribution to the Blue Jays.

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Mobile on the rise for newspaper, media consumption: study

Vividata’s latest Canadian survey shows that consumers prefer mobile for accessing social, news and audio content.

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Siri reigns, but Google Home catching up among virtual assistants: study

Although still gaining traction amongst Canadians, Apple’s Siri is the most popular virtual assistant, according to the report.

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Spotted! Catholic Church takes a cue from Siri

A fundraising campaign led by DentsuBos aims to reach younger audiences in support of the church in Montreal.

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TLN launches new “Colour Your Life” campaign

The cultural programming network hopes to appeal to new audiences with a taste for international food and travel.

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People Moves: Twitter, DHX and more

A round-up of executive changes you may have missed.

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ICYMI: The Goods will go, BNN Bloomberg coming soon

Plus, Private Eyes will return May 27, and Noise Digital has won new business.

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Chefs Plate cooks up a partnership with MasterChef Canada

Sponsored episodes will focus on challenges that incorporate the brand’s ingredients-in-a-box meal kit.

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What are Canada’s couch potatoes watching?

In the next two years, OTT revenue is set to climb while TV’s could go way down.

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Sony Music sings a duet with Metrolinx

The parties collaborated on two different playlists to promote their respective offerings of music and transit.

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L’Oreal gets social with eTalk

While it normally integrates around red carpet season, the beauty brand is using social influencers for a more casual approach.

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Pinty’s extends its commitment to curling

The food brand will sponsor Sportsnet’s Grand Slam of Curling for another five years.

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More than half of Canadians now stream Netflix: study

Plus, the number of households that subscribe to internet services but not television is growing.

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No Fixed Address hires former Vision7 Media president

The independent ad agency has hired David Jowett, adding media to its integrated offering.