digital trends

Index Exchange introduces changes to header bidding

Adaptive Timeout, one of the company’s promised innovations for 2019, optimizes speed and location to improve user experience and publisher revenue.

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Inside Facebook’s plans for local Canadian news

Representatives from 11 different outlets will take part in a program to help better understand their places in the digital and social ecosystem.

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Canadian agencies clean up at Festival of Media

Work for Canadian Tire, Expedition ElectrON and Oh Henry! helped Canadian agencies bring home the hardware.

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2019 Agency of the Year deadline extended

Agencies now have until this Friday to state their intent to enter.

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ICYMI: Sportsnet adds OTT day pass, Canada’s Worst Driver cancelled

Plus, CBC digs beyond business headlines in new radio show produced out of Calgary.

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Reminder: Submit your New Establishment nominees

The deadline for Media submissions is in less than two weeks.

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Big Bang wins the week again: Numeris

While the CTV comedy captured the nation’s attention yet again, Raptors fevers put the NBA Playoffs on the board in Toronto.

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Snapchat plays with a new game strategy

The new Snap Games are supported by Snap’s Commercials ad unit and accessible from the messenger side of the platform.

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Captivate inks new deal with Cadillac Fairview

The deal will see Captivate’s new multipurpose screens installed throughout CF’s building network.

TV

OMNI remains a must-carry: CRTC

After examining eight applications for a national multi-ethnic service, the commission said the Rogers-owned service best met its criteria.

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Postmedia stakes claim in The Logic

Andrew MacLeod on Postmedia’s new partnership with the burgeoning media startup, in a bid to build subscription revenue.

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Digital audio growing among Canadians, despite problematic data plans

Smart speakers and podcasts are driving home listening, but radio remains king of the car.

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Talking Talent: Stuart Garvie and Tim Castree on where the gaps are

GroupM’s Canadian and North American CEOs share their thoughts on how to recruit better, foster better talent and build a stronger C-suite.

AOY

Your Agency of the Year submission deadline is approaching

Agencies have until tomorrow to submit their intent to enter the 2019 edition of the competition.