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Killjoys renewed for two final seasons on Space, Syfy

Meanwhile Dark Matter was not renewed for a fourth season.

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The CRTC’s TV code comes into effect today

Cable cos must now make things like promotional offers and pricing changes clear to customers.

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ICYMI: OMNI’s regional news bows, Beebe inks Toast deal

Plus, Videotron has partnered with Comcast to create an IPTV service.

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Broadcasters go big at Fan Expo

Rogers, Bell and Corus will all present at the Labour Day weekend event, which serves as a kick-off to the fall premiere season.

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Snapchat gets more granular with ad placement

The social media company has introduced manual ad controls that help curb brand safety issues as well as allow for creative optimization.

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ICYMI: Net sales down at WPP, Facebook updates Journalism Project

Plus, Quebecor has invested in a Montreal heritage site and Cineplex has launched another location of the Rec Room.

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ICYMI: Bell Media revamps TSN Vancouver radio schedule

Plus, Postmedia has finalized the sale of Infomart, and Sirius introduces two new Canadian channels.

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People Moves: Groupe V, Abacus and Sportsnet

A director jumps from Quebecor, a former NHL goalie steps behind the mic and more.

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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.