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Strong TV results propel Corus to growth in Q1

The entertainment giant has credited popular new and returning shows such as FBI and New Amsterdam for the lift.

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ICYMI: CBC to stream digital tribute to ‘Beard Guy’

Plus, Tourism Richmond picks a new digital AOR, and a classic reality TV series returns to the airwaves.

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Andrew MacLeod: ‘We’re not that legacy dinosaur’

Postmedia’s new CEO on the company’s future. Plus, highlights from the media giant’s first quarter.

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Accenture’s Brent Chaters on building the CMO of 2019

The company’s digital customer practice lead shares what marketers need to do to stay ahead of the pack in the new year.

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Bell asks its telco customers to get more personal

Social media reaction to the request have been negative, but Mindshare’s Sarah Thompson says such first-party data is increasingly vital.

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Andrew MacLeod takes reins as Postmedia CEO

Paul Godfrey remains on as executive chair of the media co. as part of its previously announced succession plan.

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How the influencer landscape will shape up in 2019

How will Snapchat stack up? Will fake followers continue to plague buyers? Which platform is the next big thing?

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Bell Media introduces more precise TV targeting

The media giant’s newest tool uses NLogic and Numeris data to target more specific audiences.

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How CHUM is rebranding a popular morning radio show

CHUM 104.5′s flagship show is now focusing on audience involvement in order to stay current with its key demos.

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Armin Huska moves to RBC

The former Mindshare Canada exec will still focus on media, this time from a brand perspective.

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Jodi Peacock on upping collaboration in 2019

The Media Kitchen’s Jodi Peacock on how to make the most of inter-agency relationships.

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Verizon, Microsoft ink multi-year native deal

Canadian advertisers will now have access to native ad formats on Microsoft News/MSN, expanding their available inventory by 20%.

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Spotted! A&W says this is the last straw(s)

The QSR’s remaining 140,000 straws were used to send a positive message.

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Jason Chaney on innovating ad formats

The CCO at Koho implores the industry to think beyond standard ad units to create longer formats that fit with consumers’ appetite for content.

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Greg Stremlaw steps down from CBC Sports

The outgoing executive’s accomplishments include an overhaul of CBC’s sports strategy and extending Hockey Night in Canada.