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SNL premiere draws record viewers, but Masked Singer prevails: Numeris

An historic SNL showing and a breakout week for The Masked Singer had viewers singing TV’s good graces.

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Mindshare global CEO is out

Nick Emery has been ousted following what management calls “a clear breach of the company’s code of conduct.”

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Axel Dumont takes on a national role as Cossette Media president

As the agency experiences new growth, V7 Media’s Joseph Leon will focus more on high-level duties.

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RBC Training Ground finds a new media partner

Content will roll out across Bell Media properties including TSN, etalk, Crave and others.

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Why National Newspaper Week went high fashion

As the country looks to newspapers for truth, the organization took an edgy step.

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Broadsign inks a new DSP partnership

The OOH platform’s newest partnership will allow buyers to execute plans based on data like traffic and weather patterns.

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Toronto and Montreal see radio rebounds

Both cities saw increases from government and unions, home and hardware stores and more.

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Shiseido builds a beauty box on Pinterest

As the brand looks to increase its ecommerce sales, it’s seeking skincare-savvy social users.

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Eat It Up Media gets into place-based sales

With experiential at a halt, the shop made its first major move in digital OOH.

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Cineplex responds to temporary cinema closures in Ontario

CEO Ellis Jacob says there has been no evidence of COVID-19 spread at its theatres.

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ICYMI: White Ops to change its name

Plus, Hayley Elsaesser has paired with News Media Canada, and CBC has paused Battle of the Blades temporarily.

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Audioboom enters Canada through Rogers Sports & Media partnership

The U.K.-based distributor and producer will officially allow Canadian brands to purchase ads through a homegrown partner.

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Pelmorex sees more than a dozen layoffs

The Weather Network parent co has eliminated 14 positions across various business units.

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CBC presses pause on Tandem to review service

Unionized CBC staffers expressed concerns about the branded content unit’s impact on the broadcaster’s reputation.

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CBC eliminates 130 positions

EVP Barb Williams says COVID-19 “doesn’t change” that the pubcaster was already facing a shortfall due to advertising declines.