Radio

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Second round of layoffs hits Bell Media

The head of Discovery Canada, the sales lead for Western Canada and the head of podcasting strategy are among the departures.

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Government ads dominate radio airwaves: Media Monitors

Ongoing reminders to stay safe out-played ads from meal kit, financial and media brands.

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Is Numeris leaving local radio markets in the lurch?

Radio Connects is reviewing new options to provide data that’s essential to making media decisions in smaller markets.

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Auto dealers cede top spot in Toronto: Media Monitors

Public service and government ads retake their leads amid renewed and intensified lockdown measures.

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ICYMI: Competition Bureau closes Postmedia-Torstar investigation

Plus, iHeartRadio has a new national brand and Quibi’s content may have a home on Roku.

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Goodfood does a big push in Toronto: Media Monitors

Auto dealers once again bought the most radio ads in Toronto, however, while the government continues to snap up spots in Montreal.

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Auto dealers top Toronto radio: Media Monitors

Ford and Toyota dealers bump the category’s radio presence, but OLG was the largest single advertiser.

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ICYMI: Cue the lip sync, Reddit acquires Dubsmash

Plus, Corus announces the team in the booth for Jets hockey broadcasts.

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From CARD: Media’s evolution for 2021

Alex Panousis and Ishma Alexander-Huet offer their view of 2020 trends that may endure into the new year.

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From CARD: Buyers plan to stop the degradation of local media

Will there be a paradigm shift toward creating a more sustainable media ecosystem in the years to come?

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Michel Lorrain steps down as Cogeco Media president

Former president Richard Lachance will fill the role on an interim basis while the radio division searches for its new leader.

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Governments, unions lead T.O., Montreal categories: Media Monitors

For the Toronto categories, cars and trucks dealer associations came in at second place.

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A deep dive into 2020′s latest radio PPM numbers

David Bray explores autumn’s radio listenership with Numeris’s latest data.

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Radio gets a boost from QSRs: Media Monitors

Fast casual restaurants increased their presence in both Toronto and Montreal.

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Ad spending in Canada dropped 14.1% in 2020: Group M

But digital spend soared past 50% share for the first time, according to the global media agency network’s annual study.