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ICYMI: HBO Canada travels to The Rock

Plus, Global rebrands two local radio stations and CBC adds a new docuseries.

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How CRTC’s GLR decisions will affect broadcasters

Programs of national interest (PNI) expenditure for English-language broadcast groups will now be based on historical spend, up from 5% of revenues.

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District M’s new algorithm focuses on ‘non-potential clickers’

The new feature is designed to weed out audiences least likely to click through an ad and avoid wasteful digital placements.

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People moves: Wavemaker, Kijiji and more

Plus, Mindshare welcomes one more to the team.

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Spotted! Breaking bad habits

Warner Bros. Pictures Canada took over the streets with some creepy nuns and is activating at the FanExpo later this week.

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GroupM adds head of programmatic operations

Kalin Kotzev will oversee the development of the agency group’s programmatic offering, allowing more flexibility for client work.

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TIFF 2018: Sorel strides in as an official sponsor

The footwear brand puts a fashionable foot on the red carpet to show it’s more than winter boots.

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Facebook rolls out Watch internationally

Tomorrow’s launch marks the fourth high-profile entrant to the VOD market in Canada this year after CBS All Access, BritBox and Hayu.

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Meet iProspect Canada’s new CEO

How Dan Kalinski plans to expand the Dentsu Aegis shop’s business.

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Groupe V launches multi-platform ad offering

With the new offering, brands can now advertise simultaneously across Groupe V’s linear and digital channels during a primetime slot.

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Amazing Race Canada’s audience keeps growing: Numeris

Plus, Global’s Big Brother pulled into second place.

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CTV finalizes fall premiere dates

Plus, despite Roseanne’s sudden cancellation, CTV has a series in its place.

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Auto dealers sweep the Toronto charts: Media Monitors

Nissan, Acura, Honda and Ford made big buys in the city.

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How children affect Canadians’ consumption habits

YouTube and Netflix are more popular among families with kids, but those without young ones are catching up.

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Where does Canada stack up in online and TV ad spend?

According to a Warc report, video viewing will account for nearly half of all internet usage by 2020.