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TVA Group posts net loss for Q1

But the Montreal communications company saw advertising gains in its broadcasting and production segment.

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TimePlay to take its games outside the theatre

The interactive platform is introducing a new advertising option and expanding into the U.S.

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A Canadian first at the Festival of Media

Touché and OMD, the two agencies to represent Canada at the show, both took home statues at the ceremony in Rome.

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Bell holds on in Toronto: Media Monitors

The telco purchased the most radio time in the market for the week of May 1 to 7.

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Crucial Interactive partners with Videology and StackAdapt for Contobox Video

Petar Bozinovski, president, Crucial Interactive, said a growing desire for video from clients led to the expansion of the interactive unit.

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From Stimulant: Celebrating OOH creativity

The latest edition of Australia’s Open series has been released, highlighting work from Zulu Alpha Kilo, Taxi and Grip.

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One week left for Agency of the Year submissions

The list of campaigns for each agency category is due to be submitted by May 15.

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Greater visibility a goal for Publicitas following rebrand

President and CEO Wayne St. John on where the company will be expanding.

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Streaming is on the rise, but radio remains king: study

Nielsen Canada’s new Music 360 report found that radio rules in terms of time spent and overall penetration – but streaming services are on the rise, especially with millennials.

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ICYMI: Universal Music CEO gets Cannes honour, Facebook ad revenue up in Q1

In case you missed it: Sir Lucian Grainge will be the 2017 Cannes Lions Media Person of the Year, Facebook’s ad revenue and users were up in Q1 and Ideon Media signs with Scary Mommy and the New York Media group of sites.

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Handmaid’s Tale premiere sets records for Bravo

The TV adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel becomes the most-watched premiere in five years for the Bell Media channel.

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City adds Shazam branded game show to summer schedule

The Rogers Media-owned network’s lineup features a number of old-school hits, including a branded series that will challenge contestants against the music app.

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New Torstar CEO says ‘everything is on the table’

John Boynton knows he has a lot to consider, but isn’t balking at the challenge of reconstructing the company.

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Rob Farina takes on expanded role at Bell Media

The radio business veteran will take on a new title and new(-ish) duties as the media company aims to embrace the complementary nature of traditional radio and digital services.