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Broadcasters see media risks with proposed food ad changes

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters warns that Health Canada’s proposal could take millions away from broadcasters and slow Canadian content creation.

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Addictive Mobility rethinks its executive operations role

La Presse’s Shannan LaMorre joins a mobile ad tech firm in growth mode.

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Brian Cooper brings sport sponsorship know-how to Ryerson

The CEO of the Dentsu Aegis agency has joined the university’s Ted Rogers School of Management as an executive in residence.

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ICYMI: Chronicle Herald strike over, more sports added to DAZN

In case you missed it: A tentative deal was reached with the Halifax paper’s staff following an 18-month strike.

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Snap revenue up, but so are losses

The social media company added to its daily active user count in the second quarter.

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Facebook adds original video content with Watch

With its new platform, now available as a limited test in the U.S., the social media giant has unveiled more details on its original content strategy.

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TVA Sports carries media growth at Quebecor

The Q2 results show broadcast was responsible for the media segment’s triple-digit increase in adjusted operating income.

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CBS SVOD heading north

CBS All Access is coming to Canada in early 2018, though no details on how this service will affect licensing deals with Canadian broadcasters.

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ICYMI: Ad fires back over CRTC appeal

In case you missed it: Postmedia will use the money from its sold printing facility to pay down debt, Instagram Stories releases usage stats one year in and Will & Grace get more episodes.

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Bell Media revenue up slightly in Q3

Advertising and subscription revenues were up in the quarter, helping to offset increased operating costs.

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Playoff hockey hurt Cineplex Media’s Q2 ad revenue

Despite ad revenue dips, the company posted gains in overall revenue for the quarter.

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Bell offers up new solution, asks CRTC to reverse simsub ban

Accompanying the application was a Bell Media-commissioned report arguing the decision has already cost the Canadian economy an estimated $158 million.

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New hosts, new format for CBC’s flagship newscast

A team of four will lead the pubcaster’s flagship news show as of this November.

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SourceKnowledge expands to Toronto

President and co-founder, Patrick Hopf, on expansion plans that have the Montreal company putting boots on the ground in Toronto and Los Angeles.

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Global unveils fall premiere dates

Corus Entertainment fills out its premier week with new ventures from Jeremy Piven, Anne Heche and Andrea Martin.