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Branded Cities wins the West Edmonton Mall

The place-based media company will deploy more than 40 faces in the mall, from directories to large-format spectaculars.

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Radio could kill the TV star: Deloitte

Duncan Stewart says that soon, young Canadians will spend more time listening to radio than watching TV.

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Bell Media goes multiplatform with renewed UFC deal

The partnership will see content move beyond linear TV to social and OTT.

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Tim Castree named North America CEO at GroupM

Moving from his position as global CEO of Wavemaker, Castree will be responsible for improving strategy and operations across the U.S. and Canada.

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The Good Doctor has a good week: Numeris

Medical and procedural dramas ruled the airwaves.

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Who were Twitter’s top Canadian brands?

Wendy’s, AmEx and Paramount Foods were lauded for their launches, influencer strategies and more.

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CBC releases the details on streamer Gem

The pubcaster has relaunched its OTT offering under a new brand, and announced a deal with Wattpad to develop content.

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OMD, GroupM leading in global billings: report

In its annual report, ComVergence shows GroupM and its agencies lead in many categories, but growth is slowing.

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Spotted! Whisky gets the artistic treatment

Lot No. 4 put the spotlight on local artists and music to highlight its whisky.

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Astral digitizes Montreal underground

Bell Media’s OOH division has paired with Transgesco to upgrade three high traffic Société de transport de Montréal stations.

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Canada leads the market for linear TV penetration: study

Global TV Group shows that most Canadian still watch TV daily, beating out the U.S., the U.K. and Australia.

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OLG makes a big buy in Toronto: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, CTV held onto its lead in Montreal.

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People moves at Adapt, theScore and StatsRadio

At theScore, a new VP hire signals the industry’s growing interest in e-sports.

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DAZN gets English Premier League rights for 2019

A source familiar with DAZN’s business says the deal further cements DAZN’s position as a destination for the Beautiful Game.