Blue Ant teams with Scion for music vid series


The Toyota brand is sponsoring an original series in which up-and-coming musicians team up with visual artists and filmmakers.

Walt Disney warns CRTC against unbundling, ending simsub


Unbundling will mean long-term losses for the consumer with less programming variety in Canada, Disney exec Susan Fox told the regulator on Monday morning.

CRTC grills CBC on proposed new fees


The CBC requested new revenue tools, including carriage fees for conventional and a new Local News Fund for content at the Let’s Talk hearing.

Corus takes a community approach to reaching moms


A new partnership with Yummy Mummy Club aims to extend the media company’s reach to mothers through social media and branded content.

Newad to quadruple size of digital network by 2016

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The OOH company is bringing a $10 million investment to its digital network, expanding the total number of boards to 4,000.

Telus backs a la carte, targets Shomi at CRTC hearing


The telco said vertically integrated carriers were using programming services to show undue preference for their distribution platforms.

Why Rogers told CRTC to keep the kid gloves on for US channels


“…I don’t want to lose these folks from the ecosystem,” Rogers’ SVP David Purdy told regulators during Thursday’s Let’s Talk TV hearing.

Extra Awards crown top Canadian newspaper ads


Ikea took home the top prize at this year’s awards, which honour creative for newspaper print and digital ads.

BBM overview: New PPM ratings


Bray & Partners president David Bray breaks down which radio stations are on top in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Montreal and Calgary.

Rogers buys the top: Media Monitors


The communications company had the most ad air time in Toronto for the week of Sept. 1 to 7, according to the report.