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ICYMI: A CBC cancellation, a new Snapchat initiative

Plus, Workplace by Facebook is now free for non-profits.

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FrontRunner brightens up Canadian DOOH market

The Saskatchewan-based advertising service has rolled out interactive campaigns for the likes of BMW and RBC using programmatic DOOH technology.

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Social and mobile up, TV down: GroupM

The latest advertising investment growth predictions from GroupM shows Canadian’s declining interest in traditional media.

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The Media Kitchen blows out the candles

With nine wins in one year, the digitally focused agency is looking at diversifying its client base and building up its team.

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ICYMI: Global Calgary gets social with morning audiences

Plus, DAZN strikes a cricket deal and more.

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The Logic puts the focus on its reader

The news site steers clear of display ads but will have sponsorship opportunities for brands outside of its website.

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ICYMI: Ads.txt adds mobile support

Plus, Thursday Night Football gets a new look, Postmedia outsources Calgary printing and Letterkenny heads to Hulu.

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Feds appoint panel to review Broadcasting, Telecom Acts

Chaired by former CCTA CEO Janet Yale, the seven-person panel will examine how digital cos can contribute to the Canadian system.

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CityTV announces 11 new shows, classic reboots

City has also acquired The Simpsons for its 30th season, set to air Sunday nights.

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LCBO partners with Pride Toronto

This marks the first time in the festival’s 38 years that the retailer has shown official support.

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IPG Mediabrands combines its digital media services

The company’s search, social and mobile services will all sit under the unified Reprise umbrella.

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Layoffs confirmed at Bell Media

The company cited financial pressures within the broadcasting industry as a result of the eliminations.

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ICYMI: Bell’s Pinewood deal closes, YouTube rejigs Red

Plus, CBC refreshes its BC call-in show format.

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Touche wins big (again) at the Festival of Global Media

For the second year in a row, the Canadian agency took home the coveted Agency of the Year award.

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Postmedia extends financial tech collaboration to 2020

The deal with Mogo aims to help the fintech company build brand awareness through Postmedia’s 200-plus news platforms.