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ICYMI: Touche stands alone on Warc’s agency list, Facebook takes aim at fake news

In case you missed it: Facebook uses education to take down fake news, Bell Media could take the “Hockey Theme” overseas and more.

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Two comedies returning to CBC

Mr. D and Workin’ Moms both saw renewals this week.

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Toronto Fashion Week taps Melissa Ahlstrand to lead sponsorship

The Rogers Media publishing veteran on how the semi-annual event will be different under its new owners.

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Tapped Mobile targets local campaigns with new partnership

Pairing with B2B ad tech platform Chalk Digital, Tapped is aiming to capture both small and medium businesses, as well as agencies putting more spend into location-based advertising.

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Blue Ant Media and Shed Creative partner to launch new music offering

Called A.Side, the multi-platform media brand will be focused on music-loving female millennials.

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Despite low TV revenue, Corus sees $102.7M profit for Q2

The media company reported consolidated revenues of $368.2 million, nearly doubled from the same period a year ago, helped largely by its acquisition of Shaw Media last year.

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Postmedia revenue drops in Q2

Print ad and circulation revenue continues to slide, but digital posted a gain for the three month period.

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Twitter takes the mound with MLB partnership

The social platform will live stream one game per week, but only out-of-market games.

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Canadian Cannes jury members revealed

Eight local industry pros are among those deciding this year’s Lions winners.

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Mitch Dent becomes ad sales lead at Blue Ant Media Solutions

The former Rogers Media VP has moved to the company.

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Bell Media changes Quebec, OOH leads

Karine Moses and Debbie Drutz are both taking on new roles within the Bell Media sales department.

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MKTG Canada launch comes at time of sponsorship growth

Dentsu Aegis Network Canada CEO Annette Warring and MKTG Canada’s Brian Cooper on the growing role of sponsorship within media pitches.

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Survivor holds at number one: Numeris

The reality show on Global brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of March 20 to 26, but TV preferences varied wildly by region.

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Jamieson Vitamins tackles sun safety with Canadian Cancer Society

Brand manager Stacey Salmon says the company has never worked this closely with a partner before, and will likely use social media for the bulk of the marketing efforts.