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Billboards banned in Montreal district

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Photo courtesy Astral Media

Plateau Mont-Royal, a borough of Montreal, plans to implement a complete ban of billboards and other out-of-home (OOH) advertising, under which some 45 existing signs are to be taken down over the course of the next year.


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Scotia Plaza elevator signs stream video

A digital signage network spanning the 44 elevators at Scotia Plaza, an office tower in the financial district of downtown Toronto, has been upgraded to enable live video streaming of sports and other events.


Wide-format educator honoured for leadership

Mike Ruff, a regular contributor to Sign Media Canada, was honoured with the International Digital Enterprise Alliance (IDEAlliance) Leadership Circle Award at last month's Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo.


Fredericton studies sign issues

The development department of the municipal government for Fredericton, N.B., has begun consulting the local sign industry and business owners with regard to new sign regulation proposals.


Bees spell out billboard

An innovative out-of-home (OOH) ad campaign earlier this fall in Devon, England, had local honeybees spelling out an alert to their current plight across the U.K.


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November 17, 2010
DIA Meeting: Gaining Control Over Your Print Sales
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November 20-22, 2010
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November 23, 2010
FESPA Europe, Middle East and Africa Summit
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Istanbul, Turkey
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November 25-28, 2010
Korea International Sign & Design Show
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November 28-30, 2010
Signage Imaging Media (SIM) Exhibition & Conference
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