Media in Canada
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ICYMI: Facebook adds AR games, APTN unveils fall lineup

Plus, the iHeartRadio MMVAs performer lineup expands.

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Maserati takes to the road with IGTV

The Italian luxury brand’s four-film road trip travels the globe right here in Ontario.

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The skinny on Canadian social media habits

According to Media Technology Monitor, growth in social media usage has stagnated for Canadians.

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Edelman adds new SVP to focus on paid media

Nirmala Bahall says the agency is experiencing more demand from clients to leverage paid media along with earned.

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COMMB names its post-merger marketing lead

Lara Hannaford Menzies will help bring more detailed out-of-home data to buyers and planners.

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Ford strikes a chord with country music partnership

An estimated 25,000 people are expected to attend the CCMA Canadian Country Music Week, where Ford will provide shuttles and present an award.

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Habs’ playoffs absence may have dogged Quebecor’s media in Q2

Revenue for media fell by 6.5%, although TVA Network’s market share remained stable.

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Status ads are on their way to WhatsApp

Facebook is monetizing the messenger app feature with ad inventory that will be available for sale in 2019.

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Sportsnet extends its brand to bricks-and-mortar

The brand has put its name on the restaurant that overlooks the field at the Rogers Centre as a way to get up close and personal with sports fans.

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Amazing Race Canada stays ahead: Numeris

However, the gap closed between Race and second-place finisher America’s Got Talent.

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Daily active users shrink, revenue grows for Snapchat

News of the user decline saw the company’s stock take a small hit.

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CBC adds wheelchair rugby to its sports roster

Partnering with the Canadian Paralympic Committee allows the pubcaster to continue the conversation around the athletes in between Olympic Games.

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Broadcaster data sharing gets a deadline

BDUs must be ready to lift the lid on their set-top boxes by September 2019.

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CTV greenlights a sixth season of MasterChef Canada

Season five of the culinary competition show averaged 1.2 million viewers, according to CTV.