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Cineplex lays off 130, says it won’t immediately reopen in Ontario

The positions affected will come partially from senior executive retirements and departures in the coming months.

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After four tepid months, Montreal’s radio market takes off: Media Monitors

Toronto also saw a week of healthy increases from the auto category, food and beverage retailers and more.

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Inside Vision7′s new COVID-19 monitor

Vision7′s VP of analytics and insights Kristin Wozniak explains the academic approach, how clients can use the portal and why it’s important to be open to everyone.

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Sportsnet, TSN prepare to usher back in NHL, MLB and NBA

The shortened season will mean up to a half-dozen games in one day at the busiest times.

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Is the permeation of SVODs affecting Canadians’ ad attitudes?

Canadians aren’t completely against ads, but they do have an upper limit, according to a study by Roku.

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Netflix adds 2.9 million U.S. and Canadian subscribers

But, the company expects growth will slow in the second half of the year.

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Pattison expands programmatic prowess with Hivestack

The OOH provider has built its own middleware technology allowing it to work with multiple exchanges, which VP Cam Milne says is imperative for buyers.

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ICYMI: Roger Petersen out at BT, UM helps BIPOC-owned businesses

Plus, Stingray brings iconic concerts – including Woodstock – to people’s living rooms.

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Are music streaming services benefitting from concert cancellations?

As it turns out, live events are a significant driver in music streaming. But memes and TikTok challenges also influence listeners.

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NordStar agrees to acquire Torstar at higher price

Following a second proposal, NordStar has upped its pledged payment to $0.72 per share.

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AGT stays on top, but loses viewers: Numeris

Montreal and Edmonton grew overall as individual markets, while the Quebec Francophone TV scene was tepid.

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Auto explodes on Montreal radio: Media Monitors

Bedding, auto and finance categories are increasing their buys in both cities, marking the first week of significant lifts in Montreal all summer.

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A second proposal emerges in potential Torstar sale

The offer is not a formal bid, and Torstar’s board continues to recommend that shareholders vote in favour of NordStar’s offer from May.