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Pattison Broadcast Group acquires Fabmar Communications

The purchase adds four new Western Canadian FM stations to the company’s 47 radio holdings.

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GO Transit takes Toronto, CTV tops Montreal: Media Monitors

There were four new entrants in Toronto’s top-10 last week.

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People Moves: M&K Media, Jungle and more

Plus, Kijiji staffs up both its display and auto teams.

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Bell takes Toronto, CTV tops Montreal: Media Monitors

Shoppers Drug Mart also upped its radio buy in both cities.

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What the Chuck is Corus doing in Edmonton?

An FM music station gets reformatted to better speak to its local market.

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Auto, financial services buy big in Toronto: Media Monitors

Ford took the top in Toronto, while Mitsubishi scored in Montreal.

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BMO and CTV hold the top: Media Monitors

The bank increased its buy in Toronto, while the channel kept its hot streak alive in Montreal.

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Interest in news is still strong: study

Although interest in news remains high, many Canadians still “don’t see the point” of paying for online news.

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Media revenue down for Rogers in Q2

Lower advertising revenue and lower Jays revenue drove the trend.

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CTV and BMO take the top: Media Monitors

The bank held the Toronto top spot again, while the channel jumped two places in Montreal.

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Falling ad dollars lead to third straight decline for BDUs: CRTC

Overall BDU revenues fell to $8.54 billion in 2017, marking the third consecutive year of losses, according to the report.

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McDonald’s and BMO take the top: Media Monitors

BMO held the Toronto top spot while McDonald’s jumped two spots in Montreal.

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BMO takes Toronto: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, Just For Laughs increased its buy in Montreal to promote its upcoming festival.

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Consolidated revenues dip 4% for Corus in Q3 financials

Decreasing ad revenues in its TV business continued to weigh on the media company’s bottom line.

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Rogers Media dives into podcasting

The media division has Jordan Heath-Rawlings to head up digital radio and audio.