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As cookies crumble, what first-party solutions are coming through?

There’s equal interest in creating identity solutions in-house and engaging third party companies.

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What part can media agencies play in anti-racism?

MediaCom’s Kevin Johnson on why the issue is something media agencies can work to solve (and how).

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No Frills reneges flyer cancellation

A number of factors may have driven retailers who paused or cancelled to go back to the classic medium.

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Corus Radio makes a splash in Manitoba with new sports deal

The Winnipeg Jets have a new exclusive radio broadcaster, along with their AHL affiliate.

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Media veteran launches media sourcing firm

Caroline Gagnon, who has spent nearly three decades working for both suppliers and agencies, is aiming to help advertisers find ideal new partners.

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Reality rules, but one new scripted show cracks top five: Numeris

A Torontonian’s presence in AGT helped give it a boost in that market.

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Auto slows on Toronto radio, Montreal sees government uptick

Sleep Country made the biggest order in Toronto, but other brands in the cities had a sleepy week for different reasons.

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Jays may have lost the Playoffs, but fan loyalty is good news for sponsors

The fans tend to skew older, but Gen X and Y follow somewhat closely, and half notice sponsors.

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Instagram expands shopping across platform

Users can now make purchases with a few taps from IGTV, Stories and Live, with Reels coming sometime in the future.

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Canada’s four big broadcasters get behind HireBIPOC initiative

Network execs say this could be a step toward ensuring more diversity onscreen – which is also a win for brands.

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Categories slowly return to radio; hotels and furniture show promise

Data from NLogic shows that rebounds haven’t been as clear-cut as on TV.

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AcuityAds rolls out automated planning platform

The goal of Illumin is to allow the process from audience planning to execution to unfold in a very short amount of time.

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New study reveals Canadians like digital for deals, TV for influence

New research from IMI shows that as ecommerce increases, new expectations are emerging around ads.