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Up to the Minute: William Thomas Digital names first COO

Plus, Bleublancrouge wins Greystar and The One Show names Canadian jurors.

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Major Tom names new CEO and president

Lyn Bryan and Miles Sellyn take the reins as one of the agency’s founding partners moves to grow its Toronto office.

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SodaStream’s holiday spot backs sustainable message

The brand launches a Canadian ad stemming from a global campaign targeting waste from single-use plastics.

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Rethink, Cossette big winners at Epica

Nine agencies took home awards that were voted on by industry press.

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The discount grocer with swagger

As it celebrates 40 years, No Frills is doubling down on unapologetic marketing to bring more savvy shoppers into the fold.

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Back Page: Who will be 2020′s Agency of the Year winner?

Arrivals+Departures reminds us that people, not algorithms, are still at the heart of great work.

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Tech in Action: Walmart is testing self-driving delivery

A pilot with Ford is exploring how autonomous vehicles could play a role in purchasing everyday items.

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What do the fastest-growing tech companies have in common?

Companies on Deloitte’s Fast 50 list have similar thoughts on AI and talent.

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Gadget Tracking: Assistant and Alexa get more useful

Plus, Huawei is looking to enter the AR and personal assistant spaces in North America.

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Drop acquires AI company Canopy Labs

How bringing the analytics company into the fold will help the app deliver more personalized loyalty experiences.

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Round puts own spin on freelance agency model

Founders Mike Davidson and Paul Riss will form ongoing collaborations with talent to solve problems for clients.

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To make things better, make better things

Publisher Mary Maddever on why industry shifts haven’t changed a marketer’s core role: solving problems creatively.

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre plays on city’s multi-faceted offering

The facility looks to leverage Toronto’s many dimensions in a bid to attract the interest of North American event planners.

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Anomaly wins Ancestry

The agency’s Toronto team is part of a multi-office appointment aimed at driving growth for the genealogy service.