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Google unveils AMP Stories with publisher partners

Publishers are testing the (so far) ad-free format that competes with Snapchat and Instagram’s products.

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OMD adds new Montreal VP

Bobby Destounis has been promoted to supervise the company’s Montreal office.

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Judge denies Quebecor’s JFL sale injunction

Contracts with Just For Laughs won’t prevent higher bids from outside parties, judge rules.

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Rogers stays on top: Media Monitors

The telco increased its media buy and its hold on the Toronto market, while Educ’alcool knocked CTV out of the top spot in Montreal.

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Mazda’s tap-to-buy billboard

A partnership with Pattison Onestop, J. Walter Thompson and Excelerator Media adds a touch of tech to an artful OOH installation.

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Holt Renfrew goes social for Year of the Dog

The new red envelope gift can be exchanged on WeChat, one of the world’s largest social networks.

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La Voix does a duet with RBC this season

TVA’s top-rated Quebec reality show kicks off its sixth season with a new sponsor.

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Media in the mix on Toyota’s tactical review

The automaker and regional dealer associations are looking for a single agency to handle the newly combined assignment.

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Spotted: A sweet pizza pop-up

Dr. Oetker’s new desert offering gets a chocolaty unveiling.

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Multi-screen campaigns still rising: report

Videology’s latest at-a-glace study also shows view-through-rate continues to slide as a priority.

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ICYMI: National Post adds new financial features

Plus, Vice and W5 get ready to go live while Much gets the broadcast rights to the Brit Awards.

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MTM’s Canadian tech outliers and oddities

The devices Canadians say they can’t live without.

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Twitter, CBC sign unique Olympic streaming deal

Canada is the first country with an officially sanctioned live Twitter stream of Olympic competition.

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DAZN’s Super Bowl play for audience awareness

Canada’s other Super Bowl broadcaster launched a social campaign that drove strong engagement for the nascent sport media company.

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Yellow Pages records lower digital and print revenues

The quarter and the fiscal year saw declines across the board, but CEO David Eckert says the company’s recent layoffs will help stabilize things.