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Jason Furlano on what big tech innovations will affect marketing

From the watershed moment of wearables to an influx of DOOH, the MIQ sales VP weighs in on how brands will have to deal with all that data.

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Sportsnet, Loblaw’s spread halftime cheer

Raps superstar Serge Ibaka will host a special dinner in lieu of commercials on the big Christmas Day game.

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ICYMI: A Cree-language podcast from CBC, Kinetic joins DPAA

Plus, Global announces new midseason originals and Lainey Lui launches on Crave

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Karine Courtemanche on small victories and the big picture

On the last day of the MiC industry wishlist, the Touché! president discusses how to use the present to optimize for the future.

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Supreme Court overturns CRTC’s Super Bowl simsub ban

Canada’s highest court ruled that the Commission “went beyond [its] power” by introducing the ban, which came into effect in 2017.

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The beat goes on: What to watch for in 2020

From cannabis to journalism support, there are still plenty of unknowns going into 2020.

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Spotted! Cadbury phone home

In lieu of a standard holiday campaign, the chocolate brand chose to phone in the effort – literally.

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The Nice List: Media

From strategic sponsorships to chilling experiential, we picked the media campaigns that deserved some year-end kudos.

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Phillip Crawley: “Advertising isn’t going to be your life-saver”

The Globe publisher admits that times are complicated – but there are ways to future-proof beyond advertising.

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Dentsu ups Jacki Kelley to CEO Americas

Kelley, who joined Dentsu in the spring of 2019, succeeds Nick Brien effective Jan. 1.

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North American social users are more about friends than brands

Even with 95% of North Americans using social media, a new study by GlobalWebIndex shows that they might not necessarily be as engaged.