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Hudson’s Bay, CTV take top spots: Media Monitors

While financial services dominated Toronto’s top category for another week, the auto sector was #1 in Montreal.

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Virgin Mobile, CTV take the top: Media Monitors

The mobile service provider barely edged out second-place finisher Lowe’s.

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Stingray eyes awareness play with radio acquisition

The $506 million transaction includes 101 new radio licenses and is Stingray’s first foray into the radio broadcast world.

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Ford, CTV take top spots: Media Monitors

Auto dealers remained the biggest category in both the Toronto and Montreal markets.

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Radio’s share of ad spend increasing slightly: report

Plus, Warc suggests digital audio ads could be more effective than video pre-roll.

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Hudson’s Bay, CTV take the top: Media Monitors

Auto dealers were still the biggest category buyers in both Toronto and Montreal.

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Audio ads come to 8tracks in Canada

A partnership with LeanStream will bring a new format to the music streamer in the market.

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Media revenue up 12% for Rogers in Q1

While advertising played its part, the main driver in the revenue increase was higher distribution to the Blue Jays.

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TLN launches new “Colour Your Life” campaign

The cultural programming network hopes to appeal to new audiences with a taste for international food and travel.

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BMW drives to the top in Toronto: Media Monitors

In Montreal, CTV held onto the top spot.

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iHeartRadio partners with the Boots and Hearts fest

Boots and Hearts Radio will feature country music favourites performing at the August festival.

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Sportsnet, TSN announce Raptors playoff details

The Raps recently set record viewership numbers on Sportsnet for one of its regular season games.

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Bell Media experiments with audio on Google Home

VP of digital Barbara Escoto says using voice tech is part of the company’s efforts to reach its audience in more contexts.

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Ford holds onto top spot: Media Monitors

CTV held onto the top ad buying spot in the Montreal market

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Corus posts mostly flat revenue, profit in Q2 financials

TV advertising revenue decreased year-over-year, but radio dollars saw an increase.