Performance Content Group wins federal funding

DigitalMobile

Details from the company’s CFO Jake Neiman on what it plans to do with the money from the National Research Council of Canada.



Orion Capital hires publishing veteran as president

People Moves

Sally Preston joins the IPG Mediabrands division from her most recent role as publisher at Time Inc.



2014 Agency of the Year shortlists revealed

Awards

Did your shop make the cut? Check out which media, creative, digital and PR agencies stand a chance at being crowned at strategy‘s annual awards gala in October.



TubeMogul antes up against fraud with new partnership

Digital

The global video ad platform is partnering with Integral Ad Science to ensure campaigns are getting the correct impressions.



September issues: Elle Canada

DigitalPrint

Kelly Whitelock, general sales manager of consumer publications at TC Media, says sales plans are being pushed back and there is a fight for prime scent-strip placement.



CRTC proposes $30 basic cable, US Super Bowl ads

Television

The regulator laid the table for upcoming Let’s Talk TV hearings in September with potential policy shifts that stand to gore Canadian TV’s fattest sacred cows.



BMO takes the top: Media Monitors

Radio

The bank bought the most advertising in Toronto for the week of Aug. 11 to 17.



City pulls Seed

Television

After two seasons, City cancels the Canadian sperm donor comedy.



Streaming up in the air with Air Transat

DigitalMobile

The airliner is aiming for a different content approach at 30,000 ft with shows like its own Basecamp travel show now being available during flights.



Telus gives it away in Vancouver

MobileOut Of Home

The mobile phone company has partnered with Lamar Advertising to make free Wi-Fi available for transit-goers on three popular routes in the city.