Articles Tagged ‘radio’

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Canada to fall out of top 10 ad-spend markets by 2019: report

While ad spend will increase over the next three years, increases will be subtle, with digital and out-of-home advertising being the only areas of spend increase, according to Zenith.


Sears buys the top: Media Monitors

The retailer purchased the most radio advertising in Toronto for the week of Feb. 27 to March 5, while furniture brand Brault & Martineau took the top spot in Montreal.

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West (Coast) meets east as Corus shuffles radio deck

A new two-hour evening slot in Toronto has been created to bring Vancouver host Willy Percy into the mix, and a permanent replacement has finally been found for former morning personality Dean Blundell.


Canadian International Auto Show holds the top spot: Media Monitors

The auto show purchased the most radio advertising in Toronto for the week of Feb. 20 to 26.

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Rob Farina upped to head of iHeartRadio at Bell Media

The music and radio business veteran will expand his roles as head of the music streaming app, aiming to increase its subscriber base in Canada.


Mobile to dominate consumption and ad spend by 2018: study

The newest numbers from eMarketer show a steady decrease in time spent on all media except for mobile — and ad spend is gradually becoming more proportionate.

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CRTC shuts down ads on Radio 2 and ICI Musique

In its ruling, the regulator said the CBC hasn’t proven it used national advertising funds to maintain radio investments.

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Fintech startup mixes it up with first campaign

LowestRates.Ca is focused on brand-building, and is taking a multi-pronged approach to reach everyone from the millennials to boomers.


CAB launches industry body for radio

Led by Sarah Garvie, the new organisation aims to grow the profile of the medium for advertisers.

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Rob Farina joins Bell Media

The radio exec is the media co’s new advisor, helping to launch and build iHeartRadio’s market in Canada.


Spence Diamonds buys top spot: Media Monitors

The jewellery retailer bought the most advertising in Toronto for the week of Feb. 8 to 14.


Diving deep into boomers’ media consumption habits

An MTM study shows that boomers are fast adopters of new media, while still retaining certain traditional habits.


More smartphones, more streaming: report

With 75% of the Anglophone population using smartphones, consumption of audio and video content on those devices is also up.


Vancouver’s fledgling radio entrant

Roundhouse Radio readies for a September launch, presenting opportunities to reach Vancouverites through its on-air and online presence.


What’s the future of French-language music on radio, CRTC asks

The CRTC’s latest proceedings examine whether there is enough French-language music programming.