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Cineplex to explore financing options, asset sales as Q1 revenue tumbles

Following the collapse of its $2.8-billion takeover by Cineworld Group, Cineplex said it is exploring financing options including the sale of assets.

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How brands can plan with no fans in the stands

Diamond Marketing Group’s Mike Smith on how brands have to approach negotiations in the new normal.

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Can advertisers fare without Facebook?

A boycott of the company could prompt change, and industry insiders believe it might convince other media platforms to amp up their attribution game.

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Toronto radio market buzzes amidst reopening: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, Montreal’s market stayed tepid.

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Doug Murphy on Peacock deal, StackTV growth and more

The Corus president and CEO said the company’s IP ownership and sales strategy has ramped up during the pandemic.

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Should brands get in on the Houseparty?

The video chat wars are heating up – is Houseparty worth diving into even without traditional ad placements?

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Device and media consumption during the pandemic may have peaked

The outside world is proving tempting – for now – as Canadians start to settle into their own personal new normals.

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Four sponsors sashay into Drag Race Canada

The Crave original will include sponsored prizes and extended online series.

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Pattison expands in Quebec, partners with La Presse

New digital screens will build Pattison’s presence in residential elevators, while content from La Presse will keep readers informed and entertained.

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Corus revenue down 24%, radio revenues cut in half

Despite engaged audiences, solid subscription revenue and increased interest in its digital product, TV revenues dropped by 21%.

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ICYMI: Peacock originals coming to Canada, CBC sets diversity goals

Plus, CWA Canada is set to add workers from two prominent media organizations to its membership.

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New DOOH network touches down in three markets

The new network was born out of the development team behind the former Dynamic Outdoor.

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BMR Group puts local at the heart of its media plans

The Canadian home reno and hardware retailer is pivoting more toward Canadian-owned media, especially on the digital side.

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NLogic and TVBeat partner on inventory service

The new software will allow broadcasters to organize their inventory and report on campaigns faster.