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How Canadians view sponsorship

A new study looks at which causes, sports properties and events are connecting most with consumers. (From Strategy Online.)

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Seven Canadian films to screen at Karlovy Vary

The Czech Republic festival takes place from July 3 to 11 and includes Canadian films from Francois Peloquin and Andrew Cividino.

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Canada brings in 17 Cannes Lions Film nominations

Ten different agencies are in the running for a Cannes Lion advertising award recognizing the best work in video.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 5, 2015 to June 11, 2015

La passion d’Augustine climbs to the top spot, while Aurelie laflamme: les pieds sur terre drops to #3.

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Hulu takes Dr. Dimensionpants to the U.S.

DHX has inked a deal with streaming service Hulu for the animated action series.

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Bell Canada acquires Toronto Argonauts

The company has partnered with Larry Tanenbaum’s Kilmer Group to purchase the CFL team.

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Sensitive Skin season two enters production

The Don McKellar-directed miniseries is shooting in Toronto.

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Baruchel to direct Goon sequel

Canadian actor Jay Baruchel takes the helm as the sequel preps for a June Toronto shoot.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs April 27, 2015 to May 3, 2015

Paddington takes the top spot on the DVD chart for the week of April 27 to May 3, while Taken 3 sits at #2.

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Ole acquires music shop Jingle Punks

The Toronto-headquartered rights management firm has acquired music agency Jingle Punks in a deal that will merge the companies’ production libraries. (Pictured L-R: Jingle Punks founders Jared Gutstadt, Dan Demole)