People Moves: Astound, Triton and more

Plus, two new female CEOs on the global front.

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Cord cutting slows for Shaw, but not for most competitors

Telus saw subscriber gains for the year, and Boon Dog’s latest study shows a 20% overall drop in cord-cutting. But most cable providers still saw increased customer losses.


MiC Roundtable: Shifting ad dollars to retailers

Speaking at a recent MiC roundtable dinner, Wrigley’s Dan Alvo explains how online ad spend will change and, in turn, shape consumer behaviour.


Reddit to offer native promoted posts in-app

The “front page of the internet” gives brands more access to a highly engaged part of its audience.


What iHeartMedia’s Chapter 11 filing means for Canada

Bell Media’s licensed brand continues unabated by the debt problems plaguing IHeartMedia.


The Oscars take the week: Numeris

Despite drops from last year, the ceremony still out-performed powerhouses like Big Bang and Young Sheldon.


MiC Roundtable: Digital domination in an age of risk

In the third part of our discussion with industry experts, we explore the challenges that remain in marketing’s biggest investment area.


Top Chef Canada brings in new sponsors

Four new brands will join Interact, Beringer and Monogram for in-show integrations.


Spotify opens self-serve ad beta in Canada

The audio streamer has seen more than 1,000 U.S. advertisers use the service in six months.


Quebecor revenues up for 2017

Adjusted media revenues increased 28.6% from last year, but the magazine unit records a goodwill impairment charge.


COMB and OMAC become COMMB

The new industry organization will embark on a year-long study of OOH data in Vancouver and Toronto.


Apple looks back to mag business with Texture deal

Rogers Media and its U.S. counterparts are selling the “Netflix of magazines.”

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Rogers Internet takes the top: Media Monitors

Another Rogers advertiser leads in Toronto while Virgin Mobile leads the Montreal radio ad listing.

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Postmedia, Torstar investigated for ‘anti-competitive conduct’

A warrant was served at Postmedia’s Toronto office Monday as its 41-newspaper deal goes under the microscope.