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ICYMI: Torstar names new SVP, Spacing creates a podcast

Plus, Amazon has brought its connected devices to Canada.

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Carol Cummings on redefining what makes a hit

For the first time ever, Media Experts didn’t identify any hits in its annual TV predictions.

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Who gets to play on Pinterest?

With Pinterest coming to Canada, buyers talk: is the platform a niche or can it reach advertisers beyond fashion and beauty?

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Canadian work leads to a global win for Mindshare

The agency’s AR work with Ford and Snapchat earned it a Gold prize at the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)’s Smarties Awards.

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Who won Quebec’s election ratings race?

There were different network winners for English, French and national viewers.

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Radio is the most trustworthy news source: study

Also, while most Canadians are concerned about “fake news,” few agree on what “fake news” actually is.

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CBC to air Gord Downie documentary

Finding the Secret Path airs Friday October 12, days before the anniversary of the Tragically Hip frontman’s death last year.

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Scotiabank adds transit to its hockey plan

Pre-loaded Presto cards offer a natural tie-in for hockey fans, while promoting the bank itself, says CMO John Doig.

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CTV adds primetime cooking show to midseason

The new culinary show follows season three MasterChef Canada-winner Mary Berg as she preps dishes inspired by loved ones.

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Unscripted streamer Hayu says ‘hey’ to Canada

NBCU’s new streaming service is entering a mature market, but is banking on Canadians’ appetite for reality TV.

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9-1-1 grabs onto top national spot: Numeris

The Global drama series took the top spot after The Amazing Race Canada ‘s high-scoring season came to an end.

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TSN and 7-Eleven expand relationship

The daily news show That’s Hockey is now known as 7-Eleven That’s Hockey.

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What to know about ads.cert

Industry experts gear up for the adoption of Ads.cert, the next stage of the IAB’s fraud fighting initiative, ads.txt.

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Scott Moore to step down at Sportsnet

After eight years and numerous massive deals, including the 12-year NHL broadcast deal, Moore will leave the top post.

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Pattison expands Digital Office Network

The expansion grows the digital OOH company to more than 2,000 displays nationwide.