England vs. Italy is CBC’s highest rated World Cup stage match ever
Almost 3 million people tuned in to Saturday’s match, with audiences for all games tracking 60% higher than in 2010.
Super Ecran launches GO app
The first French-language offering in Bell’s line of on-demand network apps could lead the way for its other networks in Quebec.
RapidFire acquires IGA Worldwide
The in-game advertising network has acquired the company, which provides real-time ads inside videogames.
The NHL promotes with the Cup
With a new bracket challenge and partnership with Oreo, the league looks to turn casual fans into avid fans by reaching them at playoff time.
Customizable integrations proposed for theme park
Marblemedia’s Mark Bishop explains how RFID bracelets and digital screens will allow brands and advertisers to activate at its proposed $60M Toronto theme park.
Leveraging real Christmas joy: MiC’s Holiday Tour
Denneboom’s Leslie Krueger, UM’s Shelley Smit and Maxus Canada’s Ann Stewart on Christmas activations from WestJet, Sainsbury’s and the Portable North Pole.
Ubisoft hacks Off The Record
For its upcoming release Watch Dogs, the videogame maker took over a broadcast of the TSN talk show with the help of thousands of fans.
Mazda racing game leads to test drives
The Mazda3 Fast Lane interactive in-cinema racing game leverages the audience’s smartphones to create an experience that has delivered sales leads.
CTV rolls out Played companion series
Interference is the Bell Media-owned channel’s first fully interactive digital spin-off, and will offer advertisers display and pre-roll opportunities, as well as the potential for an exclusive sponsorship spot.
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche reveals sponsor lineup
First-time sponsor Subaru Canada will have one of its vehicles turned into live art by a graffiti artist, while Nokia Products will sponsor performances by (X)Static Clown Factory (pictured).
Spotted! Interac asks students to get creative
The brand is promoting its e-transfer product with magnetic boards across 10 campuses that encourage them to reveal reasons why they need money.