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Karine Courtemanche named chair of CMDC

The CEO of PHD and Touche! begins a two-year term effective immediately.


Corus continues to grow ad revenue in Q1

The company attributed growth to the strength of its fall TV schedule and momentum behind StackTV.


PHD and Sid Lee Media win Grand Prix at WARC Awards for Media

Air Transat’s “Vacation Intervention” campaign took the top prize in the Effective Channel Integration category.


Radio-Canada pulls in major numbers on New Year’s Eve: Numeris

Bye-bye was once again a ratings smash, lifting the viewership for the broadcaster’s other shows.


Salah Bachir leaves Cineplex Media

The long-time leader of the theatre chain’s media arm is focusing on other endeavors.


Astral Media co-founder Ian Greenberg passes away

Greenberg was the company’s CEO when it was acquired by Bell, with which he served as a director until his death.


Touche! names new strategy leadership in Toronto

Joining from Montreal, Samantha Kelley and Marilyne Alie are the first steps in the agency’s plans for growth in 2022.

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Governments keep up their radio buys: Media Monitors

Meanwhile, Peloton and Kijiji mainted their post-holiday buys in Toronto.


How connected TV will co-exist with traditional buying in 2022

MiQ’s managing director uses the company’s latest research to dive into trends in programmatic buying for the year ahead.

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Glassroom hires new lead on Desjardins business

In addition to supporting day-to-day management, Daniel Balment will lead work on the account outside of Quebec.


Spotify makes podcast ads clickable

A new clickable ad unit aims to bridge the gap between podcast ads and their call-to-action.


ICYMI: Stingray expands retail network to U.S.

Plus, CBC to once again air Hot Docs selections and The New York Times plans to buy The Athletic.

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Jennifer McGuire goes from CBC to Xtra

As Pink Triangle Press’ new chief content officer, the former head of CBC news will help further its growth and impact goals.


World Juniors topped holiday viewing: Numeris

Prior to the tournament being cancelled, the Canadian team’s first game topped ratings nationally and across markets.

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Governments buy the top in Toronto and Montreal: Media Monitors

Public health advisories and new year reminders managed to out-play other brands’ post-holiday pushes.