Josh Kolm

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OMNI bringing NHL to a new audience

Rogers’ multicultural network will make hockey content available in 22 languages this season and bring Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition to 20.4 million households.

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Canadian internet use spikes: CRTC

According to new numbers released from the regulator, Canadians used an average of 58% more gigabytes per month in 2013 than the previous year.

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Juice jumps into the native game

Company CEO Neil Sweeney on its partnership with Twitter’s MoPub, and why it makes sense for his team to get into the native space.

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The Exchange Lab adds extra automation

James Aitken, CEO of the programmatic marketplace, on how relaunching its proprietary trading platform, Proteus, will save time and provide better real-time optimization.

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Sponsors help light up Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

Sponsors are utilizing the all-night festival’s emerging visual artists to create activations that look more like art installations. (Scotiabank’s 1nspired Night pictured.)

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Help young people help each other: study

A new report from Havas suggests brands should be focused on providing experiences, not promoting consumerism, in order to reach young people.

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Graph: Who landed where on the hot topics of Let’s Talk

A look at where the major players fall on the big issues to come out of the Let’s Talk TV hearing.

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EnRoute and Jaguar Land Rover partner up

An expanded digital package and new event series have been added for the luxury auto brand’s second year as sponsor of Canada’s Best New Restaurants.

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Advertisers take a stand for sim sub at Let’s Talk

Representatives from the ACA and CMDC said removing the policy would result in substantial revenue being diverted to other platforms.

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Telus Optik gets GO-ing

CTV GO is now available to more subscribers in Alberta and British Columbia, reaching 50% penetration Canada-wide.

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Soshal launches media arm

Alexandra Reid, director of growth, tells MiC about the new launch, which aims to create client campaigns that go beyond click-through rates online.

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Mobile ad spend up 177%: IAB Canada

A new report says online ads brought in $3.5 billion last year, driven by a surge in spending on search and mobile.

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Include children’s programming in basic, DHX tells CRTC

The new operator of Family, Disney XD and Disney Junior argued that not including the channels in a skinny basic option would diminish the quality of Canadian children’s content.

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Gusto TV urges CRTC to level the playing field

Executives from the food and lifestyle channel argued that changes to the broadcast system should include greater access for indies.

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CBC Music changes its tune on YouTube

The corporation’s digital music platform is taking video more seriously with new, original content on its channel to attract a younger audience.