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ICYMI: Spotify uses Canadian data for new campaign

Plus, a new partnership for Freckle IOT matching location data to cross-device tracking.

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CBC announces its winter 2018 programming

Legal drama Burden of Truth and Allan Hawco’s Caught are among a trio of dramas joining the pubcaster’s lineup.

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Horizon Media comes to Canada

A growing need for North American solutions brings the U.S. media agency to Toronto’s Liberty Village.

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ICYMI: Meet the new Globe and Mail

Plus, the Facebook Journalism Project pairs with Ryerson, and the latest Canadian theatre stats.

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ICYMI: Who’s heading the newest Crave original?

Plus, iQ Business Media makes an acquisition, and the Canadian Online Publishing Awards announces its winners.

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CBC’s media forum challenges preconceived ideas

What does The Simpsons have to do with an agency environment? Is there power in pixels? Three takeaway’s from the pubcaster’s event.

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ICYMI: The Globe’s push for transparency

Plus, Sobeys complements a national TV buy with a holiday playlist on Spotify.

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Think Mint Media acquired by Elevator

The B.C. media shop’s founder is set to focus on a social media product her company developed for its top client.

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Advil sweats it out with influencers

An MEC-brokered partnership with Vice Media puts personal pain and perseverance in the spotlight.

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Media Lions remain in Cannes festival shakeup

The Media Lions are still apart of Cannes’ grand spectacle, but changes in award scoring and categories are on the way.

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Amazon Marketing Services lands in Canada

The new services are intended to complement the e-commerce giant’s suite of existing advertising services.

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Touche named strategy’s Media Agency of the Year

OMD and Mindshare shared the podium, while Alain Desormiers was named Media Agency Leader of the Year at the annual event.

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ICYMI: Instagram expands branded content tool

Plus, Quebec ready to impose provincial SVOD tax, and cannabis coalition outlines advertising guidelines for recreational pot.

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Aimia reports net loss in Q3

Revenues and billings for the September-ending period were both down year-over-year.

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Spotted! A Union Station murder mystery

Eat It Up Media is leading a “guess the murderer” activation to promote the upcoming Murder on the Orient Express.