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Corus Radio freshens up rebranded Barrie station with new host

Melanie Martin will join Big101.1 FM as its morning host as Corus finds its footing with the classic rock station.

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Rogers Internet sits at the top: Media Monitors

The telco bought the most radio ad time in Toronto for the week of May 15 to 21.

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RBC Royal Bank buys the top: Media Monitors

The bank climbed the list in Toronto for the week of May 8 to 14.

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Bell holds on in Toronto: Media Monitors

The telco purchased the most radio time in the market for the week of May 1 to 7.

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Streaming is on the rise, but radio remains king: study

Nielsen Canada’s new Music 360 report found that radio rules in terms of time spent and overall penetration – but streaming services are on the rise, especially with millennials.

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Rob Farina takes on expanded role at Bell Media

The radio business veteran will take on a new title and new(-ish) duties as the media company aims to embrace the complementary nature of traditional radio and digital services.

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Bell buys the top: Media Monitors

The telco joined the Toronto list at the top of the heap for the week of April 24 to 30.

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Canadians consume more digital (and block more ads) than most: study

GroupM’s annual Interaction report found that digital media is taking up more of Canadians’ time, but the country is also above-average in ad-blocker penetration.

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NLogic aims for efficiency with new radio buying platform

As part of an effort to bring more of its solutions in-house, the software company has unveiled a new tool that it says will tap the potential of radio.

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Rogers to bring Sportsnet radio to Vancouver

The new station will feature live sports content from the Canucks and Jays, as well as the MLB post-season.

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The Honda Dealer Association buys the top: Media Monitors

The car dealer purchased the most radio advertising in Toronto for the week of April 17 to 23.

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RBC buys the top: Media Monitors

The bank bought the most airtime in Toronto for the week of April 10 to 16.

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Growth in Canadian ad spend to slow across most media: study

In eMarketer’s most recent round of Canadian predictions, growth was found in digital, out-of-home, TV and radio – but most of that growth will either be flat or decrease over time.

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RBC Royal Bank buys the top: Media Monitors

The financial company jumped to the top of the Toronto chart for the week of April 3 to 9.

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The Honda Dealer Association takes the top: Media Monitors

The auto dealers bought the most radio advertising in Toronto for the week of March 27 to April 2.