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CBC gives Frankie Drake Mysteries a second season

CBC has commissioned 10 new episodes of one of its most-watched dramas of the season.

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Infinite Dial examines Canadian audio habits

Edison Research’s Infinite Dial study has debuted in Canada, tracking everything from how many radios people own to which streamer they use most often.

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Snapchat debuts group chat as user backlash continues

Snapchat has rolled out a steady stream of new features in an effort to win back users

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Corner Gas toon sets a record for Comedy Network

The ratings haul makes the rebooted comedy property the most-watched Canadian series debut in the history of The Comedy Network.

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Care Canada taps a new OOH strategy

Pairing with Pattison for a “tap-to-pay” campaign, the humanitarian organization is aiming to transform intention into action.

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The Good Doctor takes the top: Numeris

The medical drama took in more than three million viewers.

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GE goes home with Holmes

The appliance maker will partner with the Holmes Group and get prominent placement on one of its shows.

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MLSE partners with Waze to improve its app experience

The wayfinding service helps Leafs and Raptor’s fans get to the game (and helps buyers target around the Air Canada Centre).

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Torstar courts national advertisers with Metro rebrand

Metro’s free daily newspapers in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Halifax will soon be known as StarMetro.

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Catherine Tait named CBC president and CEO

Film and TV industry veteran Tait becomes the first woman to hold the position, replacing outgoing president Hubert Lacroix.

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Ford cruises to the top: Media Monitors

The auto dealer association took the top buying spot in Toronto while CTV took Montreal.

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Advocates vs. influencers and other Atomicon takeaways

A grab bag of wisdom from Atomicon’s presenters.

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YouTube’s new ad unit keeps it short and skippable

The skippable six-second bumper is being marketed as a high-reach, low-CPM option.

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MTM reports uptick in cable cutting

In a survey among Anglophones, 73% said they were paying for cable, satellite or fibre optic – down from 78% last year.