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The Amazing Race Canada continues its winning streak: Numeris

Meanwhile, Global’s Departure made a jump in the national ratings.


Rogers outage ruled to be relevant to Shaw merger decision

The Competition Tribunal also ruled that the proposed sale of Freedom Mobile was not a sufficient remedy to concerns.

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Virgin Plus jumps back to the top: Media Monitors

Wireless carriers continue to maintain their strong summer radio buys in both Toronto and Montreal.


Michael Melling placed on leave from Bell Media

Richard Grey will take over as acting head of the company’s news division in the fallout from Lisa LaFlamme’s departure.

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Amazon is (probably) not buying Electronic Arts

Despite the potential for bolstering its gaming, content and ad business, reports from early this morning have been refuted.


Ethics commissioner clears CRTC CEO of conflict of interest breach

Complaints had been filed about Ian Scott’s 2019 meeting at a bar with then-incoming Bell CEO Mirko Bibic.

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The Amazing Race Canada is on top, again: Numeris

But America’s Got Talent managed to pull ahead in some regional markets.


Ipsos CEO Gary Bennewies to retire

Cynthia Pachovski will take over as interim CEO while a search is conducted for a permanent replacement.


Havas picks OpenX as a preferred SSP

The partnership is part of the media agency’s strategic priority to consolidate its programmatic spending.

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Chatr, Virgin Plus keep up top buys: Media Monitors

While some new entrants shook things up in Toronto, Montreal’s radio ads were dominated by telcos.


Bell Media launches workplace review after LaFlamme departure

The company is looking to address questions about “toxic behaviour” that have been raised about its newsroom this week.


Lisa LaFlamme let go from CTV

Omar Sachedina will now anchor CTV National News after a “business decision” by Bell Media left the former host feeling “blindsided.”

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Wireless carriers maintain strong radio buys: Media Monitors

Chatr and Virgin Plus continue to top the lists in both Toronto and Montreal.


Organic revenue grows by 8.2% at Dentsu in Q2

The company plans to have half of its revenue come from its data- and tech-driven offerings.