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CRTC renews Calgary all-news station license

CFFR Calgary (better known as 660 News) will broadcast at least until 2024.

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Is there room for more sports radio in Vancouver?

Buyers weigh in on what Rogers Media can do to catch the attention of audiences (and advertisers) in the market.

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Cineplex tees off with new partnership

The company’s partnership with TopGolf will help its strategy to become known as a broader entertainment company, and will integrate digital OOH advertising opportunities.

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De Grasse, Bolt to hit the track on CBC this August

In addition to an extended deal with the IAAF World Track and Field Championships, the pubcaster has also signed a four-year media rights partnership with Athletics Canada, which includes the 2020 Olympic Team Trials.

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Yellow Pages CEO exits, CFO named interim lead

Ken Taylor is taking over the post as the company announces it expects to fall short of its digital revenue goals for 2017.

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MasterChef Canada heads to season five on CTV

The culinary series received the greenlight on the back of robust ratings, drawing 1.4 million viewers to its season four finale episode.

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Revenue and sessions up for theScore

The mobile media company attributed growth to a number of sponsorship deals including a lucrative deal with Chevrolet.

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Discovery scores with shark swim-off

Sunday night’s Phelps vs. Shark was the highest-rated Shark Week program for the past three years.

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America’s Got Talent reclaims the top spot: Numeris

After one week off the charts, the talent competition was back on top.

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Pelmorex rebrands, names new CEO

Former Google Canada managing director Sam Sebastian joins as Pelmorex shifts towards an information networks data solutions business.

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The most-liked ad formats are the most ignorable

According to a small survey from the Havas Asks Canada series, people are more likely to enjoy ad formats they can ignore.

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Spotted! Tourism New Brunswick’s urban spin on whale watching

The tourism agency challenged urbanites to hail a cab and find out a bit more about the East Coast province.

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Corus eyes VR with Vikings app launch

The show’s new VR experience will be available through mobile VR, which is currently the most popular delivery mechanism for the immersive medium.

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The Honda Dealer Association holds onto the top: Media Monitors

The dealership bought the most radio advertising in Toronto for the week of July 17 to 23.

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Streaming music services growing in popularity: study

Plus, despite the global reach of online radio, listeners still prefer local content.