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Spotted! Canadian Tire’s hoop dreams

What do you do when a city has basketball fever but lacks the facilities to treat the fever? Two Canadian retail brands took matters into their own hands.

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Facebook, Postmedia update election advertising policies

The social media giant and the National Post parent co. are the latest to publish their political ad registries.

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People Moves: Cineplex, Cluep and more

Plus, one of Cue Digital’s leads makes the move to Amazon.

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Spotted! Corby pops up to mix sustainable drinks

In partnership with anti-waste platform Trash Tiki, the liquor brand commits to better practices in an industry that generates the most rubbish.

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Radio One takes Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary: Numeris PPM

Most adult contemporary stations with all-Christmas strategies didn’t carry that momentum into the New Year.

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Reprise creates new VP role

Nicole Simpson will focus on strengthening relationships between clients at Reprise and the rest of the Mediabrands family.

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FrontRunner brings Amanda Dorenberg into the c-suite

Reporting to COO Janet Weiss, Dorenberg plans to onboard data top develop analytics platform.

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Stingray sees a major revenue boost in Q4

The company saw 113% growth in revenues year-over-year, with 246% growth in Canada.

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ICYMI: AccuWeather gets a key certification; An old TV favourite returns

Plus, Media Experts gets global love for its search engine work.

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Upfronts ’19: Mike Holmes moves to Bell Media

New series starring renovation expert Holmes are headed to both the main CTV network and the rebranded CTV Life specialty.

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Upfronts ’19: Bell Media inks romantic new movie deal with Harlequin

A slate of 20 made-for-TV movies will come to the soon-to-be rebranded CTV Drama.

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QUB radio makes Quebec Nissan dealer media partner

Quebec auto dealer to have in-show mentions, studio signage and logo integration across QUB radio platforms.

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TVA Group axes 68 jobs

The company said the decision was “made necessary by numerous unfair practices that have been undermining the television industry for years.”

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Raptors fever draws viewers nationwide: Numeris

With The Big Bang Theory finished, CTV and Global dramas make their mark alongside HGTV’s ‘Island of Bryan.’