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Corus posts revenue, profit declines in Q1 financials

Slight overall gains in its kids content business and radio advertising were offset by sharper declines in TV ad revenues.

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Escapism Toronto to launch this spring

The makers of the free print publication Foodism have met all sales targets for its first year in print. Now, they’re hoping to strike gold again.

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Your Morning gets gamified

Bell Media’s morning show partners with Play The Future to tap mobile audiences.

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GroupM officially cuts the ribbon on Wavemaker

CEO Ann Stewart says the agency is aiming to align itself with technology.

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Bell Media announces (some) CTV premiere dates

Plus, two new originals coming to Gusto.

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Sean McConnell takes the lead at Performics Canada

After the move from Catalyst, McConnell’s mission is to give Performics more prominence in the Canadian market.

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BNN to rebrand as BNN Bloomberg

The new entity, which will launch in spring, is an aim to boost content for BNN while bringing in bigger Canadian audiences for Bloomberg.

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Starcom, LinkedIn and more join forces for internship program

Four interns will float between Starcom, Tapped Mobile, LinkedIn and Zag Bank to learn all the components of an RFP.

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Sunwing returns to the top: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, in Montreal, CTV continued to reign as the most prolific radio buyer.

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CBC announces 13 broadcast partners for PyeongChang

CBC will focus more on standalone branded content, using RBC Training Ground and Petro’s Faces of Tomorrow as models.

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Jamie Schouela upped at Blue Ant

Schouela has been promoted to president of Canadian media, after nearly five years with the company.

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Spotted! No Frills (and no pants either)

The Loblaw-owned discount brand stripped down to its skivvies for a frigid subway ride.

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GroupM adds to the global C-suite

Nick Theakstone, former CEO of GroupM U.K., will assume the new role.

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ICYMI: Bell’s Let’s Talk is back with new and familiar faces

Plus, Nike makes the most of a massive TV buy.