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ICYMI: Just For Laughs picks a new chief exec

Plus, Sportsnet offers a new pricing model for SVOD and Corus picks up another podcast.

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Sportsnet Radio adds a new morning host

Format director Dave Cadeau says the station is aiming for inclusivity and to make all fans, even casual ones, feel included.

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Three returns, four new signings for Top Chef sponsors

A new appliance maker, beer brand and foundation will join the fold.

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Christmas music radio strategies pay off: Numeris PPM

CHFI in Toronto and QMFM in Vancouver took over the top spots in their respective markets, making big gains with female audiences.

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John Brown Media enters Canada

The Dentsu Aegis Network content agency has created print and digital publications for major brands worldwide.

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Canadian Premier League pairs with Nike

The global brand will serve as the official footwear and equipment provider for the league.

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Gosee TV partners with Flowplayer on e-comm tool

The Go Shop Player tool allows viewers to buy items featured in videos in just a few clicks.

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People moves: The Media Kitchen, Noise and more

Plus, the former head of TV content marketing at CBC will oversee global brand strategies for Shaftesbury in a new VP role.

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OMD boasts highest market share, but other agencies growing: report

The latest RECMA projections show that agencies such as Horizon Canada, Spark Foundry, Starcom, Cossette and Havas are gaining quick momentum.

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The Oscars win the week: Numeris

The awards show saw a notable boost from last year’s performance.

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Spotted! Taco Bell serves sliders to sliders

The QSR went for a fast-paced experience to promote its limited-time menu item to Gen Z.

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Astral shakes up sales division

Farshad Kajouii adds out-of-home sales to his current portfolio of operations and business development for the Bell Media division.

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Bart Yabsley steps into president’s chair at Sportsnet

The appointment comes five months after former Sportsnet president Scott Moore left the role.

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Spotted! Twitter users battle for the iron throne in OOH

A real-time campaign from HBO and Twitter dominated Yonge-Dundas square, with Game of Thrones fans sharing their predictions.

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Debbie Drutz named president of Novus Canada

The media veteran had previously held one of the top positions with Bell Media’s Astral.