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What does Facebook’s header bidding play mean for the ad industry?

The social networking behemoth’s new offering will position it as a competitor to Google in the programmatic department, but will it push for more transparency?

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Facebook unveils new shoppable ad format

Collection, a new mobile-optimized video unit, will lead users to a page of up to 50 items for native shopping on the Facebook app.

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Feds propose review of Broadcasting, Telecom Acts

The Liberal government has released its 2017 budget, which calls for modernizing the Acts and includes funding for cultural infrastructure.

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IPG Mediabrands adds chief data and marketing tech officer

Arun Kumar moves to the global role from his most recent position as global president of Cadreon.

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TV and digital dominate consumer complaints: Ad Standards

Digital now represents one quarter of the complaints logged for advertising, most of which are based on inaccurate information.

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Heartland renewed at CBC

The Alberta-shot drama will surpass 190 episodes during its eleventh season.

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Adobe aims for ‘apples-to-apples’ digital and TV measurement

The company unveiled its new Advertising Cloud software, which has been in the works since it acquired digital ad tech company TubeMogul for $540 million last year.

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The Kit gets into events with Connect

The Star Media Group title is targeting those interested in breaking into the beauty and fashion industry with the new conference.

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The Big Bang Theory returns to the top: Numeris

The long-running comedy series on CTV brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of March 6 to 12.

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Canadian internet connections have reached saturation: study

A new study by the MTM shows that for the first time in two decades, home internet connections and rates of internet use have gone down.

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Anne debut pulls in 815K for CBC

The revamped version targeted multiple generations with a launch campaign that included new uses of Snapchat for the pubcaster.

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Former Initiative exec targets senior leadership gap with new launch

Sarah Ivey has launched Agents of Necessity, which has posts in Toronto, New York and London.

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Gaming isn’t just for teens on consoles anymore, says Twitter

The social network’s deep dive into the Canadian gaming scene found what excites gamers the most, what platforms they’re big fans of and how brands can get in on the action.

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Acura buys the top spot: Media Monitors

The car company joined the Toronto list in the #1 spot for the week of March 13 to 19.