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Postmedia launches online cannabis publication

The Growth Op will appeal to mostly Gen X audiences, while courting advertisers across multiple sectors.

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CTV gets The Beaverton, Jann Arden and more

A total of 42 new and returning series will hit the airwaves, including Cardinal, Corner Gas Animated and the annual Canada’s Walk of Fame ceremony.

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Digital-first turns up the volume on TV ad spend

A new report from the Video Advertising Bureau shows how ad dollars from digital disruptors are being funnelled into traditional TV.

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Spotted! KitKat breaks the mould

Custom bars and an Instagrammable environment are all part of an effort to engage young candy consumers.

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Bell Media to rebrand four specialty nets

Plus, two new ad-supported VODs will hit the market.

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GroupM Canada appoints first chief investment officer

Sebastian Rennie established the role in Australia and is now bringing it to Canada.

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Rogers Media zeros in on audience targeting

Rogers Enabled Data (RED) provides clients with hyper-focused analytics based on location, behavioural and demographic audience data.

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David Shing on the ‘new mass’

Consumer behaviour online is changing, and brands that want to connect in this world need to change too, says Oath’s digital prophet.

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People Moves: Chameleon Digital, Groupe V and more

A round-up of industry moves from new acquisitions roles to a collective of interns.

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Sportsnet hits the ice for new Twitter series

President Scott Moore said the show aims to capture broad appeal among hockey fans.

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NCIS wins again: Numeris

The season finale of Survivor was not far behind.

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Feds appoint panel to review Broadcasting, Telecom Acts

Chaired by former CCTA CEO Janet Yale, the seven-person panel will examine how digital cos can contribute to the Canadian system.

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CityTV announces 11 new shows, classic reboots

City has also acquired The Simpsons for its 30th season, set to air Sunday nights.

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Kijiji hires head of display sales

France Brunelle is tasked with building and strengthening partnerships with media agencies.

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Rogers, CTV hit the top: Media Monitors

QSRs and cable TV were the most powerful buying categories for the week.