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Apple’s App Store search ads come to Canada

In a marketplace of two million competing products, brands can now buy placement atop organic search results.

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BBC launches new sponsorable verticals

LG presents BBC Designed as the first of the global media company’s new custom-built content verticals for sponsors.

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Banque Nationale taps Quebec influencers

The 10-episode financial advice series features Émile Roy offering young Quebecers financial advice.

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Bunz’s content series signals sponsorship options

The online bartering platform is also looking to build revenue opportunities through custom content.

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What you need to know about The New Establishment

The new initiative will act as a spiritual successor to Marketing’s 30 Under 30 — with a few new features.

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Hockey Night in Canada premiere sees four-year high

The presence of all seven Canadian teams across five games helped pull the opening night up 13% higher than that in 2016.

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Sabrina Geremia named Google Canada country manager

She formally takes the role following Sam Sebastian’s exit in July.

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After a year of independence, M32 officially launches

The independent company has spent a year in the programmatic space, and is now expanding to offer solutions across the digital advertising spectrum.

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New owners signal ad shift at Notable

Co-CEOs Carlie Posner and Claire Adams are steering it toward more experiential, offline opportunities.

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Pelmorex acquires Addictive Mobility

The deal is part of Pelmorex’s strategy to establish itself as a company rooted in big data, analytics and insights.

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Netflix fires back at critics

While questions persist among Canadian media players, Netflix re-asserts it’s an “online service not a broadcaster.”

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District M focuses on mobile with new ad unit

The new unit, Touch, features minimal creative in order to blend in for the mobile age.

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Hollywood talent voices Disney’s fall schedule

The Corus network’s fall schedule will feature Lauren Graham and Mark Hamill on its kids-targeted series.

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Smirnoff doubles its media spend to go mass

After several years of focusing on digital, the brand is spending big on TV again.

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Sunwing Vacations stays on top: Media Monitors

The vacation and air travel service held on as the top radio ad buyer in Toronto from Oct. 2 to 7.