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Layoffs hit TFO

UPDATED: The Ontario French-language public broadcaster reports it has cut 19 positions across the company.

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Twitter Canada makes two big exec moves

Paul Burns has officially taken over the managing director position, while Leanne Gibson has been given a new role.

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Notable Life hires first chief creative officer

Laura Denham leaves the agency world to help the evolving company with its experiential and marketing offerings.

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GroupM Canada appoints first chief investment officer

Sebastian Rennie established the role in Australia and is now bringing it to Canada.

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People Moves: Chameleon Digital, Groupe V and more

A round-up of industry moves from new acquisitions roles to a collective of interns.

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Kijiji hires head of display sales

France Brunelle is tasked with building and strengthening partnerships with media agencies.

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Mindshare launches new on-demand division

The new division was created in response to more diverse clients coming to the agency with last-minute requests.

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Corus gets serious about podcasts with new hire

The Canadian media and broadcasting company will roll out original content for the platform over the course of the year.

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Kevin Frankish to trade morning time for primetime

The longtime Breakfast Television host will depart the show, but is embarking on a documentary series with City later this year.

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Nathalie Dupont joins Media Experts

Dupont will take the TV reigns from industry veteran Carol Cummings.

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People Moves: Carat, Spark Foundry and Elevent

There’s been lots of movement in the Quebec agency world this week.

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CMDC president steps down

Janet Callaghan spent the past decade leading the organization.

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Fauve Doucet moves to GroupM as VP

Doucet has returned to GroupM where she will help develop key technical products while growing the company’s presence in Quebec.

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Mindshare Canada adds new division, hires three

FAST will rely on quick data to deliver on biddable channels from programmatic to addressable TV.