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Heritage minister proposes bill to regulate OTTs

If passed, the proposed amendments to the Broadcasting Act will see vast amounts of new money flowing through the funding system.

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Michael Beckerman lands at Torstar

The former MKTG CEO has a long history with new co-owner Jordan Bitove thanks to their decades in sports industries.

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Reprise launches dedicated ecommerce unit

As shoppers pivot online for everything, the new practice helps brands scale up and operationalize for optimal results.

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People Moves: GroupM global, TLN and more

Plus, La Presse staffs up at the senior level as it focuses on transformation.

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Auto categories soften in Toronto, Montreal: Media Monitors

GoodFood took the top spot in Toronto, while the Provincial Government increased its presence in Montreal.

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Amazon made nearly $5 billion from ads in Q3

While its commerce is obviously benefitting from the pandemic, advertising is also on a major growth trajectory.

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Ad revenue steady for TVA Group this quarter, but magazines still down

The resumption of hockey was beneficial – and also expensive – for the company.

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How (and why) one B2B brand is approaching the branded podcast genre

Schneider Electric is using a mass vehicle to promote a niche part of its business, but says the timing couldn’t be better.

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Spotify gets one step closer to radio with Anchor

The new innovation combines traditional talk formats, music and (naturally, for Spotify) plenty of user data.

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Q3 roundup: Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter demonstrate big tech’s bounce back

The sore spot for some appears to be user growth, which rose early in the pandemic but has since slowed.