Val Maloney

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Honda buys the top: Media Monitors

Radio

The car co had the most radio airtime in Toronto for the week of July 21 to 27.



OMD hires Barbuto for new launch

NewsPeople Moves

The agency is bringing Ignition Factory to Canada, with Nick Barbuto and Sean Dixon leading the new launch from its Toronto office.



Quebecor’s new integrated media strategy

DigitalPrintTelevision

The company is rolling assets including TVA Group, Sun Media and the QMI Agency into the newly created Media Group.



Just for Laughs broadens reach with new event

ExperientialSponsorship

Details on its new Montreal event Kultura, which will cover everything from movies and TV to tech and food, and launch next spring.



Blue Ant deepens music ties with Polaris Prize

ExperientialSponsorship

Raja Khanna, CEO of TV and digital at Blue Ant, on why the media co made the deal, which will see the company cover content, event management and sponsorship sales for Polaris.



GroupM shuffles its North American c-suite

People Moves

Details on Harvey Goldhersz becoming the North American chief data officer at the company, and who is taking over his post at MediaCom.



OMD is top-billing agency once again

Research

Who made the top five? Check out the rundown of the top-billing agencies in the country for 2013, according to RECMA’s latest report.



Amazing Race Canada owns the week: Numeris

Television

The CTV original clocks in with the most viewers for July 14 to 20.



Why FX is changing the way it reports ratings

Television

Details behind the decision at the US arm of the network to no longer report overnight numbers for its scripted programs, beginning with The Strain.



CBC nabs new senior creative director from Shaw

People Moves

Munro Cullen has joined the pubcaster, working on its communications, marketing and brand team.