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Mediabrands hires first head of DEI

Rayyan Kamal will collaborate with working groups across the network to facilitate new initiatives within its strategy.

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Canadian Cancer Society jumps to the top: Media Monitors

Many brands continued recent radio pushes in both Toronto and Montreal.

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TD signs on with The Brandon Gonez Show

In addition to being the official bank of the YouTube news show, TD will sponsor a feature on financial literacy for diverse communities.

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DAZN retools leadership as it pursues betting and ecommerce

New sole CEO Shay Segev has been tasked with pursuing new “fan engagements” for the sports streamer.


Torstar hires new head of digital ad products

Chris Patheiger will lead development as the publisher continues to invest in data and performance.


People Moves: Stingray adds new strategy exec to research arm

Plus, Rogers makes Staffieri’s CEO role permanent and CTV picks a new leader for its news division.


Connected TVs are leaping ahead in household penetration

MTM’s latest analysis also shows use goes way up for families with children.


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.


Thinktv’s Kathy Gardner announces her retirement

The organization’s VP of media insights has had a major impact on measurement and data over her 38 years in the industry.


Cossette Media names a pair of new VPs

Kim Joubert returns to the agency to lead its Quebec and East region, while Genevieve Marchand takes a new activation leadership role.

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Cogeco debuts live ad reads on Montreal radio stations

The format is meant to capitalize on the familiarity of loyal listeners and avoid redundancy in messages.


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.