Quebecor wants the Nordiques back in Quebec City

Sponsorship

The telco has put its hand up as interested in announced expansion plans for the NHL.



Digging into shifts in radio sales

Radio

Local ad sales are down and national sales are up in Toronto and Vancouver, MiC asks media directors about the impact, and whether or not the trend will continue.



What’s the value of vertical video views?

Digital

Sean Dixon, director at OMD Canada, says vertical content, the focus of new WPP-DailyMail-Snapchat digital shop Truffle Pig, is still a niche concept.



24 Hrs expands Toronto footprint

Print

The free daily has signed with Gateway Newstands to be distributed at TTC and GO locations in the GTA.



Blog: Cannes – the revenge of media

blogs

Karine Courtemanche, president at Touche on the transformation that has happened along the Croisette, and an app to help festival-goers get a cocktail.



Game of Thrones breaks pay TV viewership record, again

Television

A record number of viewers tuned in to watch the fifth season’s final episode on Sunday, June 14.



TSN and Sport Chek get physical

ExperientialOut Of Home

The retailer has installed a set for TSN in its Maple Leaf Square store, aiming to capitalize on nearby “sports moments.”



In the jury room with… Media Experts’ Penny Stevens

Awardsscreening-room

Stop worrying about what work to enter in Cannes, it’s how you enter that matters, says this year’s Media judge.



Blog: 2D storytelling is so 2014

blogs

Ryan Van Dongen, director of connection and innovation is live from Cannes, explaining the big deal about SnapChat and Facebook’s short-term plans for 360 video.



LG joins Hockey Wives lineup

Digital

Season two of the W Network program will see the electronics brand integrated into segments, as well as in the everyday lives of the wives and girlfriends.