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The Media AOY shortlist revealed

Here’s who has a chance to collect a top prize at the November Agency of the Year awards gala.

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Global unveils fall premiere dates

New dramas, comedies and reality shows will bolster the conventional network’s lineup.

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Growth in Canada’s digital video spend slowing: report

Although digital video has a larger piece of the ad spend pie than ever, its growth has been tapering off.

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Buyers talk life after Big Bang

While the loss of Canada’s top TV show is significant, CTV can remain king of ratings, say TV buyers.

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ICYMI: Facebook’s video acquisition

Plus, Quebecor has filed a motion against the Quebec Press Council.

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Baroness von Sketch renewed

The comedy show has seen greater success online than on linear.

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CBC ups Gave Lindo to exec director of OTT

Lindo will spearhead the pubcaster’s OTT content strategies and oversee its slate of original digital content for all platforms.

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David Purdy moves to Stingray C-suite

Purdy will serve as CRO as the company aims to diversify and increase its revenue.

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ThePostGame to sell media rights for Canada Soccer, CPL

The L.A.-based agency sees local passion and global appetite for the sport as the key to marketing teams that haven’t played a single game yet.

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Apex Mobile inks data partnership with Kochava

The company saw more than 500% growth in 2017.

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Podcast listeners are young, rich and educated: study

While the medium is on the rise, the MTM notes that the Francophone market could be missing out.

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Quebecor acquires Guide de l’auto

VP of digital content Mathieu Turbide says the acquisition was driven by a desire for more cross-platform content.

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TIFF 2018: Visa helps attendees skip the lines

The financial services company will focus on its branded screening room as it makes touchless payment service a more hands-on experience.

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CMDC names Shannon Lewis as president

After Janet Callaghan’s departure, the Canadian Media Directors’ Council communication leader steps forward to give it a single voice in the market.

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Amazing Race Canada makes gains: Numeris

Now on a four-week streak, it pulled farther ahead of America’s Got Talent.