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Who took home MIAs Gold in 2018?

Touché and Via Rail were the big winners at this year’s gala recognizing innovative media work.

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Civilized eyes expansion with two acquisitions

The online publication has gone experiential with its acquisition of 420 Games, and is establishing a Toronto presence through Business of Cannabis.

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Spotted! Philips Hue finds a home at Toronto Eaton Centre pop-up

The smart home features the brand’s connected lights and puts a spotlight on other Amazon-compatable devices.

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Michel Bissonnette named interim EVP of CBC

The EVP of French Services will serve in a dual role until Heather Conway’s successor is named.

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As streaming and mobile use rise, so do complaints: report

Plus, TV was added to the report for the first time.

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Big Bang rides the (air) wave: Numeris

The Big Bang Theory, and The Good Doctor have landed in the top three for seven weeks.

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Grey Cup overnights drop by one million

Average audience, as well as total reach, fell in both English and French markets.

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SportsCentre tells a new Story on Instagram

Digital Spotscentre aims to provide news and entertainment to sports fans through Instagram Stories, with the goal being a boost in brand integrations.

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CBC swaps comedies on midseason schedule

New comedy Cavendish will be the sole freshman effort on Tuesday nights.

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Mastercard, Cirque dive into new deal

The multi-year partnership is an extension of Mastercard’s “Priceless” platform.

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Digital represents 15% of Canadian OOH buys: report

According to Warc’s latest Global Ad Trends report, global spend on the format will reach close to $15bn – accounting for all growth in the OOH market.

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Canadian Tire takes Toronto: Media Monitors

The retailer made a big radio buy in both Toronto and Montreal.

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Mandatory carriage not a given, says CRTC chair

As four applicants vie to provide a new must-carry multi-ethnic TV service, chair Ian Scott emphasizes that mandatory distribution “is a privilege.”

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Programmatic to dominate in Canada by 2020: study

However, according to Zenith, programmatic TV is still at least a few years away.