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West End Phoenix goes for broader awareness with OOH buy

The local community paper is aiming to build its brand as a trustworthy source in an age of waning trust in Canadian media.

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News Media Canada’s campaign hits the SPOT

The national print and digital campaign is aiming to increase media literacy, while also promoting the purveyors of “real news.”

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Quebec confirms $50 million plan to support local media

Triggered by the bankruptcy of Groupe Capitales Medias, the support includes a 35% refundable tax credit and will be available to print media province-wide.

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New rev models rising, but display ads still top for publishers

Subscriptions, events, ecommerce and branded content are increasingly important, but donations remain a low priority.

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The Globe launches new national brand platform

‘Report on Business Magazine’ also gets a refresh with sleeker design and content more focused on strategy and executive leadership.

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Pierre Marcoux on his new venture and the future of B2B media

The former TC president of media opens up to MiC on how he knew it was time to go his own way – and how to find sustainability.

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TC sells off a myriad of trade publications

Former company president Pierre Marcoux has established Contex Media to buy the titles and continue growing their events.

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Twenty Two Media expands editorially, launches creative services arm

The company behind Foodism and Escapism is increasing its pagination while also opening up an in-house creative division.

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What agencies can do to help Quebec’s local media

Provincial aid is one source of help, but Touché! president Karine Courtemanche says there’s help beyond government assistance.

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Groupe Capitales eyes co-op model as Quebec focuses on print news

Although the Government of Quebec has pledged $5 million to help the company is now turning to readers for support.

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Postmedia closes the doors on Hamilton Magazine

Parent company pulls the plug citing 41-year-old publication no longer profitable.

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Quebec government pledges funding to Groupe Capitales Médias

After filing for bankruptcy, the Quebec media company has been granted another $5 million to avoid closure after a $10 million loan in 2017.

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A familiar face comes home to Fashion Magazine

After a three-year absence, Bernadette Morra returns to the role of EIC, saying, ‘I’m well armed to come back.’

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ICYMI: Twitter tests new features, FX looks to the fall

Plus, The Globe and Mail signs with Amazom Web Services.