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Media Experts asks: Where have all the big hits gone?

Longtime TV systems director Carol Cummings says networks need to compete for the big hits with OTT networks.

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The Media Kitchen mourns the loss of Luc Harvey

Harvey, who served as associate director in Montreal, passed suddenly Sept. 24

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Alex Panousis upped at Havas

Panousis will now lead the Havas Village, which encompasses creative and digital operations, while Valérie Beauchesne has joined as VP of media.

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TVO’s chief exec steps down

The veteran broadcast exec departs the provincial broadcaster after 14 years at the helm.

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Toyota trends at the top: Media Monitors

CTV keeps a hold at the top in Montreal while the auto industry at large, continues to spend big nationwide.

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Reprise appoints new global CEO

Dimitry Maex is the latest new face in the global IPG Mediabrands family following a month of C-suite appointments.

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Liberals highlight digital media taxes in election platform

The mandate also includes strengthening the regional mandate of CBC/Radio-Canada.

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The Globe launches new national brand platform

‘Report on Business Magazine’ also gets a refresh with sleeker design and content more focused on strategy and executive leadership.

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CDMQ appoints board of directors

Starcom’s Véronik L’Heureux will become president of the organization.

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More than 20% of Canadians plan to cut the cord: study

One in seven Canadians have transitioned from linear TV to online and OTT services and one in five intend to do so over the next year.

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Media Experts gets recognition from Microsoft

After more than 10 years of work with the tech and media giant, the IPG shop has been awarded as its Canadian agency partner of the year.

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Novus Canada ushers in new MD

Media sales veteran Quin Millar is tasked with driving the agency’s growth in Canada.

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Desjardins, Canadian Tire join Dragons’ Den sponsor roster

Desjardins will use the integration to promote its new GoodSpark platform, while Canadian Tire will position itself as an innovator.