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PizzaForno racks up Indie cred with its first major media play

The partnership with Indie88 drives awareness around the automated pizza-maker with discounts and freebies.

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RBC takes the Training Ground to a national level

A partnership with CBC Sports will see even more national content come from the program.

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What’s the opportunity for sponsors at Just for Laughs?

A new study shows how fans value the event, as well as sponsors involved – and how it compares to the likes of the Grammys and TIFF.

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Your 2019 Media Agency of the Year shortlist revealed

The next shortlist for this year’s gala covers shops that were tops in buying and planning.

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Staples takes the top spot: Media Monitors

The auto industry shook up both the Toronto and Montreal markets jumping some 50 spots for some manufacturers.

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Emily Douglas moves to Orion

Coming from a background specializing in partnerships, Douglas is aiming to expand the offering and expertise by the trade shop.

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Linear TV still popular for younger viewers

Although OTT is on the rise with every under-18 age group, traditional television is not dead with children.

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Restructuring at Comscore results in Canadian job losses

The company has reduced its global workforce by about 8%.

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People Moves: GroupM, Havas, Horizon and more

Plus, Starcom has brought U.S. talent north, and Crucial Interactive has bolstered the Contobox team.

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Opinion: Should we disclose margins?

Empathy president Mo Dezyanian on what buyers and planners can learn from the world of contracting.

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The (Blue) Impact on Vision7 in Canada

With a heavy focus on digital, the new holding co is anticipating growth abroad, and among Canadian media agencies.

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Spotted! Nike showcases the sweeter side of running

The brand’s new shoe is designed for reluctant runners – and so is this pop-up.

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Why is cinema advertising so resilient?

New data from Warc shows that cinema is the only non-internet medium not losing ground in terms of ad spend share.

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Audiences jump for Amazon Prime and Crave

Despite the popularity of OTT, nearly three quarters of subscribers still subscribe to traditional TV.

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ICYMI: Village Media takes its brand south, Publicis Groupe acquires Rauxa

Plus, e-sports team Toronto Defiant makes Roy Thomson Hall its home venue in 2020.