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Jun 05, 2013, 08:00 ET Carte Blanche for Creatives contest: And the Vancouver winners are…

TORONTO, June 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a leader in the Canadian out-of-home advertising industry and subsidiary of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B), is proud to reveal the...


Jun 03, 2013, 09:00 ET Sunday Funnies with Rick Hodge take to the airwaves!

TORONTO, June 3, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting today, it's Sunday everyday in Southern Ontario as Astral Radio's FUNNY 820 and FUNNY 1410 invite you to tune in to the Sunday Funnies with Rick Hodge!...


May 31, 2013, 16:15 ET Agreement between Astral and Bell extended to July 31, 2013

MONTREAL, May 31, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (Astral) and BCE Inc. (Bell) today announced that, in accordance with the terms of the transaction arrangement agreement dated March 16, 2012,...


May 29, 2013, 08:00 ET Two creatives from john st. win the Carte Blanche contest - Toronto market !

TORONTO, May 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with great pride that Astral Out-of-Home, a leader in the Canadian out-of-home advertising industry and subsidiary of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B),...


May 24, 2013, 08:00 ET Congratulations to the winners of the Carte Blanche for Creatives contest - Montréal market !

MONTREAL, May 24, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Last night at an evening event held as part of the C2-MTL business conference on creativity, the jury of the 2013 edition of the Carte Blanche for Creatives...


May 15, 2013, 11:41 ET Astral's Harold Greenberg Fund Announces Support for 27 Script Development Projects

Renowned Canadian Filmmakers Sarah Polley (Alias Grace), Deepa Mehta (Secret Daughter), Jeremiah Chechik (Valleys of the Sea), Patricia Rozema (Via Dolorosa), Troy Nixey (Super Pulp!) and...


May 08, 2013, 14:00 ET Carte Blanche for Creatives contest: The pieces of the finalists are online!

MONTREAL, May 8, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a leader in the Canadian out-of-home advertising industry and subsidiary of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B), is proud to unveil the...


Mar 26, 2013, 09:00 ET The Carte Blanche for Creatives contest is officially launched!

MONTREAL, March 26, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a leader in the Canadian out-of-home advertising industry and subsidiary of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B), launched yesterday the...


Mar 04, 2013, 16:31 ET Competition Bureau clears Astral's acquisition by Bell

Competition Bureau issues No Action Letter MONTREAL, March 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B) ("Astral") today announced that the Canadian Competition Bureau (the "Bureau")...


Feb 27, 2013, 08:00 ET Astral Out-of-Home Launches New Online Platform for Marketing and Advertising Professionals

Astral Out-of-Home is aiming to inspire Canada's creative professionals by providing a space to share industry knowledge TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of its commitment and passion...


Feb 20, 2013, 10:00 ET Astral presents the 31st edition of the International Festival of Films on Art

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) is proud to announce its partnership with Astral for its 31st edition, to be held in Montréal from March 14 to ...


Feb 05, 2013, 09:05 ET Astral Radio to launch an app exclusive for BlackBerry 10

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Always at the forefront of innovation, Astral Radio is proud to announce the launch of its new Built for BlackBerry® application. "At Astral Radio, we thrive on...


Jan 11, 2013, 09:30 ET The Humble & Fred Radio Show is coming back on air!

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with a lot of pride and a little apprehension that Astral Radio announces the return of "Humble" Howard Glassman and Fred Patterson. Debuting January 21st, ...


Dec 19, 2012, 09:00 ET Astral Out-of-Home unveils a new landmark in the domestic jetty at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport

MONTREAL, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a division of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B), is proud to unveil its latest innovation and interior landmark, a new video wall at...


Dec 06, 2012, 09:00 ET New Automated Public Toilet Demonstrates Continued Success of Toronto's Street Furniture Program

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a division of Astral Media Inc. (ACM.A ACM.B), and operator of Toronto's Coordinated Street Furniture Program, proudly announces a significant ...


Dec 05, 2012, 14:00 ET Astral is proud to take part in the Media's 2012 Big Food Drive

MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The entire Astral team is proud to take part in the 12th edition of the Media's Big Food Drive to be held Thursday, December 6, 2012. Once again this year, many...


Dec 03, 2012, 10:00 ET Astral Radio launches mobile platform to promote emerging artists

MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Astral Radio is proud to launch the new iPhone/iPad edition of the Virgin Radio (English Canada) and NRJ Radio (French Canada) mobile applications. These...


Nov 27, 2012, 09:07 ET Toronto Cyclists to Benefit from New Multi-Bike Parking Racks from the Coordinated Street Furniture Program

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a division of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B), and the City of Toronto are launching a pilot program for new multi-bike parking racks...


Nov 01, 2012, 09:00 ET Astral Out-of-Home dominates the Gardiner Expressway with the addition of six new digital advertising faces

MONTREAL, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a division of Astral Media Inc. (ACM.A ACM.B), announced today the addition of six new digital advertising faces on Toronto's Gardiner...


Oct 18, 2012, 19:56 ET Astral notes the CRTC decision on its acquisition by Bell

MONTREAL, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (ACM.A ACM.B) notes the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC) decision to refuse the acquisition of control of...


Sep 12, 2012, 14:05 ET Astral Launches its 2011-2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Report

MONTREAL, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B) is proud to announce the launch of its 2011-2012 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report, presenting the Company's recent...


Sep 11, 2012, 09:42 ET Downtown Montréal boasts the very first Digital Column network, an Astral Out-of-Home innovation

MONTREAL, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a division of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B), proudly announces that it has completed the installation of its new Digital Column...


Sep 07, 2012, 09:05 ET Astral Premieres 2012 Toronto International Film Festival Trailer

MONTREAL, Sept. 7, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B) premiered a new trailer at the Toronto International Film Festival's opening night yesterday, to highlight its continued...


Aug 31, 2012, 09:00 ET The airwaves in Winnipeg will never be the same - 103.1 Virgin Radio is Winnipeg's all-new #1 hit music station

WINNIPEG, Aug. 31, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - More hit music. More fun. And now, one of the largest radio movements on the planet has Winnipeg joining its ranks with the all-new #1 hit music station 103.1...


Aug 23, 2012, 13:00 ET Astral Out-of-Home launches the first outdoor advertising app using augmented reality

MONTREAL, Aug. 23, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Out-of-Home, a division of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B), consolidates its position as a leader in outdoor advertising innovation by teaming up...