As the world re-opens, residential screens create a timely OOH alternative for brands

Vertical Impression’s study finds residential elevator traffic is at 91% of pre-pandemic volume and going up

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Which categories are increasing programmatic buys?

Several categories are on the upswing, including one that had all but disappeared for some time.

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OMD, Omnicom top Canadian agencies for billings

Plus, Carat grew its billings by nearly $100 million.

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Citytv renews Hudson & Rex for season three

Production on the canine-police procedural is scheduled to begin next month.

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A group of Quebec dailies will lose their weekday print editions

Publisher CN2i says going digital-only was always a part of the plan, but that COVID-19 accelerated the shift.

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Desire to attend events growing among Canadians

Plus, how do sports fans feel about rooting for the home team when there’s no one in the stands?

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TVA focuses on family-friendly fall season

Some returning shows have been pushed to winter 2021, while one show was cancelled all together due in part to production concerns.

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire returns with a bang: Numeris

With some entertainment programs pulling in lower numbers, news is once again starting to overtake glitzy summer hits.

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Snap rolls out new map, AR lenses and actionable units

Some of its new features will put a spotlight on local businesses as they prepare to re-open.

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TVA integrates new ad units for paused video

The idea, says the company, is for ads to play with the context of the pause in their creative.

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What Canada’s ad growth could look like beyond 2020

While IPG Mediabrands’ Magna predicts that digital will rebound quickly, it could take at least two years for Canada’s ad market to look like it once did.

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Montreal shows first significant rebound in radio buying: Media Monitors

Plus, for the first time in nearly three months, a retailer topped Toronto over the provincial government.

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Blog: Survival isn’t enough. It’s time for change

Initiative’s Ishma Alexander-Huet on why after 18 years of trying not to be seen as a “disruptor,” she’s speaking out.

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Streamers are benefitting from lockdown, but will it last?

Buyers and analysts discuss whether or not the upward trajectory is sustainable – and how it will affect planning.

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DAZN inks exclusive deal with AutoTrader.ca

The partnership marks a first for the streamer, with a brand grabbing a category-exclusive partnership.