Nick Krewen

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Hilroy pencils in YTV’s The Next Star

American Idol for the pre-15 set, there are still plenty of sponsorship opps available for this youth talent search that draws one million voters.

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Federal gov tops TO, Montreal: Media Monitors radio rankings, March 22 to 28, 2010

Koodo Mobile is the big mover in both Toronto and Montreal as the Feds hold steady at the top.

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McDonald’s makes nice with the ladies

The QSR launches its small-appetite-friendly McMini sandwiches with contest partnerships with two women’s magazines and a Canadian gossip site.

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Ubisoft sends Splinter Cell fans racing

To promote the release of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction, the gamemaker staged a seemingly impromptu stunt in the middle of Toronto’s Comic Con.

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Home Depot joins search for Ultimate DIY’er

The retailer partners up with the Canwest-owned channel on a campaign and online contest to crown Canada’s best home renovator.

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‘Glee’ hits streets, changes nights

Choirs on Toronto’s streets will be singing the show’s praises, while Global switches up the show’s schedule in order to accommodate a sked change over at Fox.

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Canadian Blood Services retains DDB and OMD

The org has renewed three-year agreements with both agencies to provide strategic advertising and media management services.

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Consumer spending to remain tight: report

Bensimon Byrne’s latest Consumerology Report says high personal debt and comfort with thrift will prevent Canadians from splurging. However, over 80% of those polled see better times ahead for the economy.

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Gov commemorate ‘end of an era’ with ad

The Government of Canada expands its Vimy Ridge Day celebrations with a national and regional television media buy in light of the passing of Canada’s last known WWI vet.

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PMB 2010 Spring survey shows reader stability

The news is good for magazine readership in Canada, as numbers from last fall to this spring remain steady.

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Food Network springs on high-impact media buy

The Canwest channel promotes its spring programming lineup with a five-market OOH, TV and online media strategy that focuses on media dominations.

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Torres Media to unleash DAWG FM on Ottawa

The new all-blues Ottawa radio station takes aim at the 25-to-54 demographic.

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Sanitizements give KB Media ‘liquid’ asset

The Toronto media agency will handle buying for the Canadian company’s national network of hand-washing stations. With the deal, KB Media expands its reach from a GTA presence to a national one.

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New Jamie Oliver series on A

The channel welcomes the British celebrity chef as he tackles the eating habits of obese America in a new series starting March 26.

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The Government of Canada holds steady: Media Monitors radio rankings: March 15 to 21, 2010

It’s a relatively quiet week in terms of chart movement for radio buying action, as the Feds deliver the biggest spend for the second week in a row.