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Ford buys the top in Toronto: Media Monitors

Automakers are continuing summer radio pushes in the country’s biggest market.

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Automakers buy the top in Toronto: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, the Government of Quebec returned to the top of the list in Montreal.

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IAS brings measurement tech to Pandora

The company’s tech can now be used to measure various metrics and detect invalid traffic on the audio platform.

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QSRs keep up summer radio pushes: Media Monitors

Subway and McDonald’s maintained strong buys, though other brands began new campaigns high on the list.

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QSRs jump to the top: Media Monitors

McDonald’s and Subway boosted their radio buys in both Toronto and Montreal.

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Rogers changes KISS Vancouver to rock format after 30-hour Rage Against the Machine loop

While some speculated “Killing in the Name” was played to protest recent layoffs, the station’s content director says it was to get attention for the relaunch as SONiC.

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SiriusXM launches its ad buying platform in Canada

AudioGO provides an integrated platform to buy and target audio ads across digital music and podcast platforms.

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Top radio advertisers keep up their buys: Media Monitors

With a few exceptions, things looked very similar to last week in both Toronto and Montreal.

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Spotify and IAS partner on audio brand safety

UM Worldwide is helping test a solution to give advertisers more confidence in a growing area of ad spending.

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Havas strikes partnership on audio commerce ads

A partnership with Say It Now will make the agency group the agent for interactive, in-stream ads in Canada.

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Canadian ad spending grew by 2% in May

The latest SMI report also show that trends in digital, TV and OOH are continuing through Q2.

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The Home Depot keeps up a big buy: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, Toyota, Bell and Virgin Plus all increased their radio spots.

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Talk is still tops in big five radio markets

David Bray dives into the latest PPM numbers from Numeris.

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The Home Depot buys the top in Toronto: Media Monitors

The retailer also had a strong presence in Montreal.

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Acast targets podcast ads based on what’s discussed in an episode

Conversation Targeting uses AI-powered speech analysis to allow for dynamic insertion around different subjects.