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Face-off: What’s the story with Instagram and Snapchat?

Industry insiders discuss Instagram’s new Stories feature, and whether it’s enough to make millennial favourite Snapchat irrelevant.

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Blog: Lessons from Content Marketing World 2016

Blue Ant Media’s director of branded content solutions Andrew Lane on why it’s time to stop flirting and get serious about content marketing.

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Spotted! Visa puts on its freshest duds at TIFF

The company is experimenting with augmented reality for the first time as part of its festival activation.

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ICYMI: Rosanne Caron to be awarded, Bell Media’s foray into theatre

In case you missed it: Caron will be awarded at OOH Day, Bell Media is getting into live theatre and Tennis Canada has named a new CMO.

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Globe and Mail looks to cut costs

The company is offering a round of voluntary severance packages to employees as print revenues continue to decline.

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Numeris overview: New PPM ratings

Bray and Partners president David Bray breaks down which radio stations are on top in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.

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CBC to air The Secret Path special from Gord Downie

The animated film was written and directed by Downie and tells the story of a First Nations boy who died fleeing from a residential school.

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Canada’s ad spend to increase by 3% in ’16: Carat

Although Canada’s increase in ad spend will continue on an upward trend, it falls below the 4.4% prediction for global ad spend.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.

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For mobile, slow and steady won’t cut it: study

A new Google study found that when it comes to mobile sites, there’s a cost to latency – and one of the biggest culprits may be the ads themselves.

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Exchange Lab hires former AOL VP

Penny Harris has moved from her role at the Verizon-owned company to the programmatic arm of GroupM.

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ICA names new president and CEO

Scott Knox joins the organization in the newly combined role.

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Amazing Race Canada wins the week: Numeris

The CTV reality show had the most single-night viewers for the week of Aug. 22 to 28, 2016.

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SendtoNews signs with Moat

The sports video clip network is upping its transparency with the deal, which will provide reports on the viewability and attention paid to its content.

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MediaCom Canada gets sporty

As media and sports reach a “convergence,” the agency has launched a Canada-specific sports division to create sponsorship opportunities.