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ICYMI: Omnicom joins podcast study and more

Plus, Captivate enters the Financial District and HGTV reveals its mid-season lineup.

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Revenues up at Transcontinental

The Q4 and fiscal 2018 results show revenues up at the Montreal-based publishing company.

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Spotted! A holiday mural goes up brick by brick

The activation aimed to reach Canadian’s young and old who haven’t grown up creating with Lego.

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Michel Bissonnette named interim EVP of CBC

The EVP of French Services will serve in a dual role until Heather Conway’s successor is named.

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ICYMI: Networks pitch CRTC to replace OMNI

Plus, CBC has announced its holiday programming schedule, and LinkedIn is rolling out a student-focused feature.

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Federal government pledges nearly $600 million to media

Finance Minister Bill Morneau called the measures an effort to “protect the vital role that independent news media play in our democracy and in our communities.”

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CTV leads national charts: Numeris

CTV’s Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon and The Good Doctor were the top three programs for the week of Nov. 5 to 11.

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Kirstine Stewart goes ‘back to media’ in global role

The high-profile exec has been named to the executive committee of the WEF as head of media, entertainment and information sectors.

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ICYMI: Postmedia launches new series

Plus, a strike has been averted at the Globe, and Quebecor wants to reduce the carbon footprint caused by its production business.

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ICYMI: Postmedia reduces print for four community papers

Plus, the M2T Collective has added new partners for its second year, new brands have signed on with the CJGA and more.

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Heather Conway to leave CBC

The pubcaster announced Monday morning that its EVP will step down in December.

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ICYMI: MediaCom hosts its first hackathon

Plus, Omni launches a new original.

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ICYMI: A new HQ for CHCH and two big acquisitions

Triton will be acquired by Scripps for $150 million.

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ICYMI: Mindshare’s new voice and visual services and more

Plus, Facebook has launched its first piece of hardware.

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ICYMI: The Star paywall goes back up

Plus, CBC says goodbye to ‘fake news’ with the cancellation of This is That.