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ICYMI: Former Catalyst CEO joins LinkedIn

Plus, CityNews announces on-air talent for five new editions.

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Jeremy Clark named GM at Gusto Worldwide Media

The former CPAC director of network and programming operations joins as Gusto looks to expand its linear channel into new markets.

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CRTC issues $250,000 fines to Sunlight Media, Datablocks

The companies were fined for allegedly aiding the installation of malware through online ads.

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TheScore’s revenue and iOS app users increase

The company saw a rise in monthly users, while its EBITDA loss was only $44,000, compared to $2.2 million for the same period last year.

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Spotted! Winnipeg street gets 7-Eleven treatment

The convenience store renamed a Manitoba street after its Slurpee and gave out free drinks in celebration of 7-Eleven Day.

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Despite digital growth, Postmedia revenue drops 10%

President and COO Andrew MacLeod tells MiC it’s “buying time” for the business as it fights to stand out in digital.

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Branded Cities Canada sees shuffle at the top

Toby Sturek has taken the president position at the company’s Canadian outpost following the departure of Adam Butterworth.

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Big Brother takes the lead: Numeris

The reality show knocked America’s Got Talent out of the top spot.

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Vice Media confirms layoffs

The Canadian Media Guild estimates that just over 20 positions will be affected.

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Wild On Media moves in on taxis

The OOH company has rolled out taxi tops that provide flexibility and geo-targeting to advertisers in Toronto.

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A&W goes beyond its traditional social strategy

The QSR is experimenting with psychographic profiles and lookalike audiences as opposed to its standard demographic approach.

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Facebook launches mobile-first video ad kit

The Video Creation Kit was launched globally July 10, giving advertisers a new way to create mobile video ads on its platforms.

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Falling ad dollars lead to third straight decline for BDUs: CRTC

Overall BDU revenues fell to $8.54 billion in 2017, marking the third consecutive year of losses, according to the report.

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Inside Bud Light’s social strategy for the House Party Tour

The tour kicks off in Toronto with musician Ty Dolla $ign, giving fans the chance to attend the event in person or tune in on Twitter and Facebook Live.

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McDonald’s and BMO take the top: Media Monitors

BMO held the Toronto top spot while McDonald’s jumped two spots in Montreal.