Radio

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Digital audio growing among Canadians, despite problematic data plans

Smart speakers and podcasts are driving home listening, but radio remains king of the car.

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Numeris makes a move for global audience measurement

Four organizations are behind The Global Alliance for the Measurement of Media Audiences, representing 15% of worldwide ad spend.

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BMO decreases its buy count, remains top buyer: Media Monitors

Financial institutions and the auto industry remain relatively unmoved, despite fewer ad buys in both Toronto and Montreal markets.

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BMO back on top: Media Monitors

Auto industry, both foreign and domestic, continue to top buying categories in both Toronto and Montreal.

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ICYMI: Facebook updates ad policies, FEPE International rebrands

Plus, Stingray Radio Inc. enters the Welland radio market with the purchase of Giant FM and Country 89.

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RBC pushes to the top: Media Monitors

Finance dominated Toronto, but restaurants and night clubs were still the biggest buyers in Montreal.

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Nielsen extends music measurement in Canada

Playback information can help fuel buyers’ plans, says VP Paul Shaver.

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New partnership aims to bring cannabis content to Boomers

The Baby Boomer-focused media company will include cannabis content from Civilized in Zoomer Magazine as well as TV, radio and digital.

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CRTC won’t make exception for Leclerc Communications in Quebec

The commission has declared that Leclerc can purchase a new station in Quebec City, but cannot operate more than two at the same time.

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Radio Connects member stations to deal in net dollars

Change will streamline process with non-broadcast media, takes effect Dec. 2019.

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Bank of Montreal stays at the top: Media Monitors

RBC makes a significant splash in Toronto while CTV edges into top spot in Montreal.

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BMO keeps a hold on Toronto, Montreal: Media Monitors

Local, Asian auto industry continues to drives top buys in both markets

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Inside Shopify’s first mass media buy

CMO Jeff Weiser says the brand is good at niche and now it’s time to go broad.

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BMO takes Toronto and Montreal: Media Monitors

Financial services were the top buying category in Toronto, but autos reigned supreme in Montreal.

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Stingray shifts its monetization model

Ryan Fuss gives a peek into the company’s advertising ambitions.