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Elizabeth McCune on in-housing, talent and the supply chain

GroupM’s chief growth officer reveals where she sees the industry going and what she thinks should be left behind.

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Tim Castree named North America CEO at GroupM

Moving from his position as global CEO of Wavemaker, Castree will be responsible for improving strategy and operations across the U.S. and Canada.

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The Good Doctor has a good week: Numeris

Medical and procedural dramas ruled the airwaves.

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Who were Twitter’s top Canadian brands?

Wendy’s, AmEx and Paramount Foods were lauded for their launches, influencer strategies and more.

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CBC releases the details on streamer Gem

The pubcaster has relaunched its OTT offering under a new brand, and announced a deal with Wattpad to develop content.

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OMD, GroupM leading in global billings: report

In its annual report, ComVergence shows GroupM and its agencies lead in many categories, but growth is slowing.

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Spotted! Whisky gets the artistic treatment

Lot No. 4 put the spotlight on local artists and music to highlight its whisky.

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Andrew MacLeod on facing off against the duopoly

The president of Postmedia on staying afloat in a floundering industry, and how cannabis changed the game.

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Astral digitizes Montreal underground

Bell Media’s OOH division has paired with Transgesco to upgrade three high traffic Société de transport de Montréal stations.

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Canada leads the market for linear TV penetration: study

Global TV Group shows that most Canadian still watch TV daily, beating out the U.S., the U.K. and Australia.

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OLG makes a big buy in Toronto: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, CTV held onto its lead in Montreal.

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Carley Fortune: Shaking off media misconceptions

For her 2019 wish, the veteran lifestyle journalist wants to change the way we talk about digital, women’s media, millennials and analytics.

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People moves at Adapt, theScore and StatsRadio

At theScore, a new VP hire signals the industry’s growing interest in e-sports.

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DAZN gets English Premier League rights for 2019

A source familiar with DAZN’s business says the deal further cements DAZN’s position as a destination for the Beautiful Game.