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Audio, smart speakers and OTT all on the rise: report

Music and video streaming are the standard for more than two-thirds of the country, according to the latest MTM Sneak Peek Report.

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ICYMI: Rogers Cup turns 40, CBC unveils new Ideas host

Plus, Twitter installs disclaimer function for politicians’ Tweets and Lisa LaFlamme named to the Order of Canada

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Canadian version of Drag Race coming to Crave

Through a multi-faceted deal, Bell Media and OUTtv have also acquired previous and upcoming episodes of the hit U.S. reality series.

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George Cope set to retire from Bell

The longtime CEO is retiring in January 2020 and will leave the company in the hands of current COO Mirko Bibic.

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Fall TV: The complaint line

We’ve once again given media buyers a platform for their grievances, to which TV broadcasters could respond. Here’s what they had to say.

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Heritage response to “What We Heard” report hints at what’s next

Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez said the government will require web giants to create Cancon and promote it on their platforms.

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What Twitter’s election ad policy says about the digital landscape

The platform will ban political advertising during the pre-writ period legislated in Bill C-76, then catalogue ads during election period.

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Ideon Media inks deal with Mashable and more

An expanded deal with Ziff Davis will give Ideon the rights to Canadian impressions on properties like PCMag and Speedtest, as well as content on Mashable.

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Trader acquires LesPac

The expansion marks Trader’s first official foray beyond the auto sector.

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What will the duopoly look like in 2023?

Amazon and other players could slowly, but surely, disrupt the duopoly, according to Juniper Research.

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Apex Mobile acquires minority stake in Coastal Digital

The solutions provider will create exclusive technology and creative with Coastal, which is a custom ad company.