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Despite ad increase, Postmedia reports Q3 revenue decline

The publisher is innovating for the future, but the company’s president and CEO again pointed to the need to legislate Facebook and Google.

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Report paints a post-pandemic picture

Vividata’s latest report takes a look at how COVID-19 has impacted consumer behaviour, and how it may affect things moving forward.

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Facebook and Canadian Press partner to develop Indigenous voices

Originally a one-year, $1-million initiative, the fellowship program has been extended for an additional three years.

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Alcohol ad spending is on the rise: report

As online availability increases and hospitality lockdown closures persist, alcohol brands have been shifted more and more to digital media tactics.

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Cafeyn is launching in Canada in partnership with Telus

Telus is the first telecom provider in Canada to offer access to the online magazine platform’s premium titles.

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The first steps for Facebook’s journalism project in Canada

The News Innovation Test tries to address publisher compensation for linking to news not already on Facebook.

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Postmedia takes stake in Wise Publishing

The publisher’s investment adds personal finance brand MoneyWise to its inventory.

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ICYMI: What can Postmedia do for you?

Plus, Sportsnet releases PWHPA schedule, One Club launches a solidarity campaign with an OOH activation, Kidoodle.TV expands its offering, and Vevo releases Vevo Rewind.

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Magazine reach is dipping but newspapers are holding fast

Vividata’s spring survey does show, however, that younger Canadians have increased readership since the pandemic began.

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Meridian boosts spend on traditional media to strengthen its brand

The credit union is using more TV and OOH to complement its digital strategy and build its awareness across demographics.

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How Ricola is testing out its reinvention

Fuse and VMC are trying out a range of platforms the lozenge brand might not otherwise use as it tries to create relevance beyond cough-and-cold season.

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Indie Capital launches BIPOC Media Growth Program

Primarily funded by the Facebook Journalism Project, the initiative supports indie BIPOC-led news outlets in Canada.

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Torstar picks a familiar face to lead Star Cineplex

Salah Bachir has been retained as publisher of the magazine, in addition to consulting on diversity and arts initiatives at the company.

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ICYMI: Torstar shuts down its Local experiment

Plus, Enthusiast Gaming launches series with TikTok.

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Active International expands beyond media

The corporate trade media agency partners with media-adjacent providers to add value during uncertain times.