Shaw Communications records higher Q2 earnings

Television

The profit jump came as the cable and broadcast giant noted a $49 million gain after selling a 50% stake in the French-language Historia and Series+ channels to Corus Entertainment.



BrightRoll partners with Moat

Digital

The programmatic video advertising platform adds IAB-standard viewability measurement to its console.



Postmedia posts second quarter loss

DigitalPrint

Revenue fell by 9.1% compared to the same period in the prior year, driven by declines in print ad, digital and circulation revenues.



RBC buys the top: Media Monitors

Radio

The bank bought the most radio ad time in Toronto for the week of March 31 to April 6.



Spotted! Target springs into patio season

Experiential

The retailer hosted an impromptu outdoor party in Toronto yesterday to celebrate the first nice weather days after a long winter season.



Pressboard to connect brands and publishers

DigitalSponsorship

The new ad platform seeks to connect brands with their ideal match in publishers through its sponsorship marketplace.



CBC to cut 657 jobs

DigitalRadioTelevision

The pubcaster is cutting $130 million from its budget, but president and CEO Hubert Lacroix says financial issues can’t entirely be blamed on the loss of rights for Hockey Night in Canada.



Corus Entertainment posts higher Q2 earnings

Television

The broadcaster showed the benefits of acquiring the former Astral Media assets Historia, Series+ and Teletoon as it unveiled its latest financial results.



Welcome to a wearable world: blog

blogs

Media Experts’ broadcast buyer Matt Lefebvre on how the wearable trend can impact media plans.



CMDC and ACA call for ads to continue on CBC

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The associations made the case to the Standing Senate Committee on Transportation and Communications last night.