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OMNI aims to bring back regional news with new channel

Rogers Media has applied for a new channel that would restore local, ethnic news programming it cut last year.

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COMB, OMAC announce new certification program

Responding to the challenge of the skills gap, the OOH industry bodies have launched a program aimed at educating the entry-level planner and buyer.

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Pattison Onestop adds over 100 screens

The digital OOH company has signed with GWL Realty, adding faces in Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver. (Toronto’s Commerce Court pictured.)

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Spotted! Dory keeps swimming

Walt Disney Studios Canada is promoting the fish-filled sequel with a mobile tank ahead of this Friday’s release.

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BMO buys the top: Media Monitors

The bank bought the most advertising time in Toronto for the week of June 6 to 12.

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Maxus sends its employees packing (in a good way)

As part of a millennial retention strategy, the media company is sending a group of its employees on a global exchange with its other offices worldwide.

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Advertising drops affect TC Media’s Q2

The Quebec-based company is expected to see gains in the second half of the year as revenues from new business kicks in.

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360 video takes viewers on a virtual trip

Tourism Australia is showcasing Brisbane in a new display ad unit.

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Wattpad to push horror content into Turner pipeline

The Toronto-based company has tied up with the TV network to add spice and bring fans into its two-hour horror programming block.

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Are millennials Lilliputians?

PHD Canada’s Rob Young debunks myths around the imagined community of Lilliputians (aka millennials).

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Luc Tremblay takes on exec role at Cogeco

The former VP of sales for La Presse will now head digital strategy for the media company.