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Broadcast revenues up slightly in 2016: StatsCan

While revenue at specialty channels is increasing, overall ad spend on conventional TV continues to decline.

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America’s Got Talent holds the top: Numeris

The reality show on City topped the list with the highest single-night average audience for the week of May 29 to June 4.

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Anna Olson joins Kin Canada

The popular food creator will use digital media to reach a younger audience than her linear presence, as Corus aims to give advertisers multi-platform integration options.

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Cannes 2017: Let there be Oath

Hot off the heels of the AOL and Yahoo merger this month, CEO Tim Armstrong introduces the new company with some details on what’s to come.

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Dentsu Aegis predicts 3.1% growth in Canadian ad market this year

The ad network’s research points to a strong start to 2017.

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Vice Media nabs $450M investment

The global media brand will invest in more scripted content and announced plans to launch an OTT platform.

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Cannes 2017: Canada shortlisted for seven Media Lions

Touché! leads the way with three chances at a podium finish.

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Virgin Mobile buys the top: Media Monitors

The mobile phone company purchased the most radio ad time in Toronto for the week of June 12 to 18.

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Blog: It’s time for measurement to evolve

Gaggi Media’s CEO says creativity is needed to close the gap between TV and digital while we work out their shortcomings.

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Toyota bolsters sponsorship portfolio

With four new sponsorships including Freestyle Canada and Wheelchair Basketball Canada, the automaker is making its foray into amateur sports for more grassroots marketing efforts.

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Judith LaRocque named interim CRTC chair

LaRocque will head up the commission as its looks for a permanent successor for former chair Jean-Pierre Blais.

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National Post stops the presses on Monday print edition

The Monday paper will still appear in digital form, but SVP Gerry Nott says the strategic decision is a “logical next step” in the transition to a more digital news landscape.

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The Media Kitchen opens Canadian outpost

Jodi Peacock has joined the agency as managing director for the market.

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Spotted! Toronto’s pop-up pasta party

To promote its new Riserva line of pasta sauces, Classico has undertaken its first OOH stunt, making a Midtown Toronto home into an Italian restaurant experience.

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Media Director of the Year nominations extended

Nominate your candidate by June 26.