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Wayfair, Volvo go ‘off the grid’ with Corus

The brands have signed on as partners for Sarah Off the Grid, which follows HGTV host Sarah Richardson as she designs and builds her own family home in the country.

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Addictive Mobility makes moves in Montreal

The hiring of TC Media’s Alexandre Rouleau is a crucial part of reaching out to agencies in the French market.

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Showcase sets fall schedule, Travelers return

The Corus-owned specialty channel also announced premiere dates for recently acquired U.S. series, The Sinner and Marvel’s Runaways.

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ICYMI: Ad fires back over CRTC appeal

In case you missed it: Postmedia will use the money from its sold printing facility to pay down debt, Instagram Stories releases usage stats one year in and Will & Grace get more episodes.

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People Moves: GroupM CEO departs, Postmedia layoffs and more

Brian Lesser is leaving GroupM for a new role, Postmedia continues to cut staff and other industry moves from the week.

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Astral takes off at Pearson

The new digital billboards will target travellers on their ways into and out of the city, with an estimated 800,000 daily impressions.

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CBC, Netflix expand episode order for Anne season two

The second season is set to go live in 2018.

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Bell Media revenue up slightly in Q3

Advertising and subscription revenues were up in the quarter, helping to offset increased operating costs.

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Kit Kat dives into eSports with theScore

The Nestle brand is sponsoring a segment within a series on theScore interviewing eSports personalities about what they do in their downtime.

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Judges and online jurors announced for MIAs

The jury will be a who’s-who of various industry sectors including media, agency and marketing.

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Danone serves up a new sponsorship deal at the Rogers Cup

Oikos has joined on as a sponsor of the Montreal version of the tennis tournament with a goal of reaching both affluent professionals and families.

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Playoff hockey hurt Cineplex Media’s Q2 ad revenue

Despite ad revenue dips, the company posted gains in overall revenue for the quarter.

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Print continues to hamper Torstar in Q2

Revenues from Vertical Scope and other digital ventures increased, but soft national advertising sales contributed to a 19% decrease in revenue.

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Specialty sees increase in ad and subscription rev: report

Plus, VOD subscription revenue, which includes subscription services like CraveTV and Netflix, went down more than 9%.

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America’s Got Talent holds the top: Numeris

Meanwhile, CTV’s The Amazing Race Canada stayed in second place, but the gap between first and second narrowed slightly.