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Horizon adds a new media director

Brent Jones brings experience with big-name sponsorships to the agency’s sports division.

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Wavemaker Canada names new CEO

Coming from the software and IT world, Ryan Webber will also join GroupM Canada’s executive committee.

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Astral Out-of-Home to build presence at Montreal-Trudeau Airport

A new long-term deal includes investment in what is described as modernized, innovative ad products.

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Society, etc. adds to its ranks

Among the Toronto indie agency’s new hires is Matt Iannacci, who will be leading its work with MLSE.

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Sharethrough names CMO to support expansion push

Ben Skinazi has been tasked with solidifying the exchange’s presence across North America and Europe.

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Why the growth of connected TV makes Netflix ads so appealing

Despite increased competition in streaming, a wealth of data and subscribers makes any advertising on the platform a serious opportunity.

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Sun Life extends sponsorship with Toronto Raptors

The financial company will use the new deal to reinforce a positioning focused on health and well-being.

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Why Scotiabank wanted to reach the diligent planners on Pinterest

Using the Pin Extension ad format, the bank tried to reach users as they sought inspiration for big financial purchases.

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Snap increased users but ends Q1 with a bigger loss

Challenges from economic conditions and ongoing iOS challenges cast a shadow over several areas where the company grew.

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Cossette Media inks preferred rate deal with Narcity

The partnership covers branded content, display ads and video, with the publisher eying similar opportunities with other agencies.

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Bell Media can now dynamically insert ads into its shows

The rollout comes after successful trials with TD and Tylenol.

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Roku Canada extends OneView partnership with Matterkind

IPG’s addressable specialists will get access to first party data on the ad platform through 2023.

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Sports ads drive media revenue up 10% at Rogers

The return of regular schedules and events has the company optimistic about further recovery.

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True Media makes two senior hires

The full-service independent media agency adds two senior staffers and takes on new business.

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Overstory acquires Halifax weekly The Coast

Co-founders Christine Oreskovich and Kyle Shaw will continue to lead the publication.