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Facebook’s Messenger ads go global

The expanded beta program includes single image and carousel ad units.

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G4 is powering down after 17 years in Canada

After significant revenue declines, the Rogers-owned channel will go off the air next month.

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Rogers jumps to the top: Media Monitors

The telco made a huge buying increase in Toronto to land at the top spot for the week of July 3 to 9.

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Leanstream merges with Media Sales Lab

The audio streaming company’s president on why the timing was right for the deal.

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Vice Canada outlines Quebec growth plans

Michael Kronish, who currently heads up the company’s Toronto studio, will relocate to Montreal in September to lead the expansion.

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Spotted! TIFF brings some culture to Union Station

The ongoing partnership between the two iconic Canadian brands will see TIFF blur the line between promoting its content and delivering it.

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19-2 moves to CTV for final season

Season four of the police procedural will bow on CraveTV ahead of its broadcast premiere date.

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Cost-saving measures give Postmedia a profitable quarter

A $13 million net profit for Q3 was largely due to one-time, non-cash items such as the sale of Infomart, with revenue still down 11.1%.

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Beer and cosmetic purchases most influenced by OOH exposure: study

The new RealityMine TouchPoints study has shown OOH exposure may influence the purchase of alcohol more than anything else.

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Spotted! Kraken’s summer black-out

The rum brand is expanding into experiential marketing to create social sharing and sampling opportunities.

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Mediavest Spark rebrands as Spark Foundry

A new name meant to be the last phase of a big transition for the Publicis Media agency.

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Cable fading and wearables rising: study

The MTM’s new report with spring 2017 data shows what’s reaching a point of maturation, what’s up-and-coming and what’s on the way out.

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ICYMI: Snapchat adds external links; Ad Club’s Digital Day winners

Plus: CBC preps another season of Kim’s.

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People Moves: Postmedia onboards new CFO

Plus, new hires at CBC, Cue Media and Videotron