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Weakness in print drives lower revenues for Yellow Pages in Q1

The company announced a new strategic plan which will see it focus on acting as a “content hub” for small and medium enterprises and focusing on upselling with digital products.

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Fashion goes undercover with Joe Fresh

The St. Joseph publication is unveiling its second special-format cover this year as it explores a new way of working with brands on editorial content.

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TVA Group posts net loss for Q1

But the Montreal communications company saw advertising gains in its broadcasting and production segment.

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New Torstar CEO says ‘everything is on the table’

John Boynton knows he has a lot to consider, but isn’t balking at the challenge of reconstructing the company.

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The Globe and Mail, Reader’s Digest hold strong at the top for Vividata

The quarterly ranking found that newspapers, even in print, still reach tens of millions of Canadians every week.

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Q1 sees 110 jobs cut and $24.4 million loss for Torstar

The quarter saw revenues decline in both print and digital advertising, particularly from national advertisers.

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After a decade in the market, Sharp Magazine is still all about print

Although print advertising revenue has “levelled off” over the last several years, publisher John McGouran said readership on print is still soaring.

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Canadians consume more digital (and block more ads) than most: study

GroupM’s annual Interaction report found that digital media is taking up more of Canadians’ time, but the country is also above-average in ad-blocker penetration.

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More Transcontinental titles up for sale

A total of 93 newspapers have been put up for sale, mostly from Quebec.

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Chronicle Herald acquires Transcontinental properties

The acquisition will see a new parent company known as SaltWire Network Inc., making it the largest media company in Atlantic Canada.

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Growth in Canadian ad spend to slow across most media: study

In eMarketer’s most recent round of Canadian predictions, growth was found in digital, out-of-home, TV and radio – but most of that growth will either be flat or decrease over time.

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TVA ramps up its hockey campaign to build playoff anticipation

Marketing VP Claude Foisy said last year, things were kept “quiet” – but with Canada’s presence in the Stanley Cup playoffs, it’s upping its media game.

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Postmedia revenue drops in Q2

Print ad and circulation revenue continues to slide, but digital posted a gain for the three month period.

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Is Quebec’s $36 million promise to newspapers enough?

Publishers of Quebec newspapers have welcomed the acknowledgement of the industry’s struggles, but is there still work to be done?

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Canada to fall out of top 10 ad-spend markets by 2019: report

While ad spend will increase over the next three years, increases will be subtle, with digital and out-of-home advertising being the only areas of spend increase, according to Zenith.