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Canadian ecommerce spending grows 72%: report

In Group M’s first-ever global ecommerce report, Canada saw the fastest growth of any country.

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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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Toronto Star to launch new Sunday section

‘Together’ will focus on the best of the city in response to readers and advertisers’ appetite for more positive news.

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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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Alive partners with Assembly in digital publishing deal

The print publisher looks to grow its digital presence among health and wellness readers

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Refinery29 expands Unbothered into Canada

The Vice Media-owned online community for Black women promotes Kathleen Newman-Bremang to senior editor.

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From CARD: Media shifts that will stick in 2021

Devon McDonald, Sarah Ivey and Richard Fofana offer their thoughts on the road ahead in the first of a two-part series.

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SJC Media takes over sales for Maclean’s, other mags

After buying the last of Rogers Sports & Media’s consumer titles last year, SJC Media brings direct sales in-house.

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CTV roars into December with strong ratings: Numeris

The Good Doctor, Grey’s Anatomy and The Masked Singer continue their hot streaks.

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UB Media enters programmatic DOOH market

The Montreal company has been expanding its restobar network throughout 2020.

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Blue Ant Media launches HauntTV on The Roku Channel

The media company views its debut in the FAST market as a unique offering in Canada.

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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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Belinda Smith named m/Six CEO for the Americas

The former head of marketing intelligence for Electronic Arts, Smith will remain an advisor and ambassador for diversity and inclusion with the WFA.