Metro moves to plan B following contract loss


Publisher Greg Lutes on how the company will be getting papers into the hands of GTA residents now that its 15-year partnership with Gateway Newstand is over.

Evolve Media acquires luxury ad network


The media co has purchased Martini Media with an aim to merge the latter’s high-end ad network with its publishing portfolio.

Blog: A first-timer’s view of Cannes


Anne Stewart, president of Maxus Canada, on what she learned on her first trip to the festival, and why the world will be more creative again next week.

ICYMI: Canada rakes in the Lions, Bell’s big investment


In case you missed it: Canada has had a record week in Cannes so far, and Bell and Rogers made big investments in internet and mobile this week.

Cooking fresh and fast with Walmart on Food Network


Wednesday nights on the channel will belong to the brand as it launches a series of broadcast and digital activations with Food Network Canada.

Judy Davey moves to ACA

People Moves

The former Zenith and Molson exec has taken on a senior role with the Association of Canadian Advertisers.

Blog: You oughta meet these Young Lions


Lauren Richards, CEO at Pollin8, on why the media industry could use more of what Young Lions winners Celia Gibb and Megan Metzak have got.

Shaw Media revenue steady in Q3


Profits slide overall at the company, and it announced a deal to bring Comcast’s next-gen IPTV platform X1 to market.

CRTC yanks AVR radio licence


The broadcaster has lost its radio licence for all five Canadian cities in which it operated, opening up a new opportunity for reaching Aboriginal Canadians on the dial.

Demand rises for high-speed internet service: report


Two new reports from J.D. Power report on what factors influence customer satisfaction on TV and online services.