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Dentsu and Stingray sign global music partnership

The partnership covers digital audio, TV and music events, giving brands access to a global platform.

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UM leads RECMA’s latest global vitality ratings

The industry research org releases competitive scoring for the second half of 2020.

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ChizComm Beacon Media to be acquired by Genius Brands

The media agency and its parent company will work as independent divisions of the children’s media company.

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TVA expands and rebrands its VOD services

The Quebecor-owned broadcaster makes more broadcast and specialty content available through the new ad-supported TVA+.

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Cineplex revenue down 85% in Q3

Revenue fell to $61 million in Q3, compared with $418.4 million a year ago, but a backlog of tentpole features and the potential of a vaccine is cause for optimism, said CEO Ellis Jacob.

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Dentsu’s declines remain in double digits

The holding co is in the midst of a comprehensive review of its brands, as well as office space, shared services and more.

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Industry reacts to Broadcasting Act changes

Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, artist groups and networks share their thoughts, good and bad, on the update.

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As Canadian ad spend declines, one category is posting growth

Increase in consumer demand has somewhat insulated the category from the impact of the pandemic.

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ICYMI: Wavemaker recognized for workplace culture

Plus, COMMB gets a new member and CBC’s new show tackles “humour resources.”

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GroupM leads globally, Omnicom in Canada: RECMA

The rankings are based off of qualitative scores including resources in digital and content, and client profile.

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Media is the strong point for WPP as its declines soften

The holding company feels relatively optimistic about momentum as it picks up new business and media begins to rebound.

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Omnicom’s organic growth decline stays in double digits

Health business is climbing, but revenue from CRM and travel clients continues to drop.

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Gave Lindo to lead TikTok’s Canadian content strategy

The former CBC exec will lead the platform’s strategy and operations in Canada.

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Introducing strategy’s Diversity and Inclusion advisory board

In addition to the inaugural board, the publication has also committed to specific goals for its conferences and advisory boards.

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Mom and dad are keeping it real on Twitter during lockdown

A look at Canadian parents’ growing Tweet activity, and how they interact with brands

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