Mark Burgess

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Articles by Mark Burgess
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The gin is in

Craft distilling is catching on, and brewers are getting in on the mix.

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Why insurance isn’t boring, in six seconds

The Insurance Brokers of Canada’s new digital campaign gets its message across in a flash.

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2017 Agency of the Year shortlist revealed

Here is the last batch of finalists for the awards to be handed out in November.

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RBC’s new AI assistant moves money for you

Through machine learning, the bank wants Nomi to provide hands-off service and spending insights.

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Here is the Digital Agency of the Year shortlist

These 14 agencies are still in the running for DAOY.

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Announcing the Media Agency of the Year shortlist

These 10 agencies made the cut heading into the November awards gala.

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PR and Design Agency of the Year shortlists are in

Here’s who still has a chance to collect the top prizes at the November gala.

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Health Canada and marketing to kids: what you need to know

The issues at play in the public consultation on appropriate age restrictions, targeting and the definition of “unhealthy food.”

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Adidas adds Toronto to its global neighbourhood

A revamped Originals store in Toronto offers a virtual shopping experience and some local touches.

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What loyalty means to millennials vs. gen z

A CrowdTwist survey looks at the attitudes of both demos and how to build a successful program.

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Meet the 2017 Agency of the Year juries

Here are the five panels for this year’s competitions, including the new Design category.

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Tokyo Smoke opens beachhead in cannabis normalization campaign

The brand’s new flagship is another way to get its message out before potentially restrictive marketing rules kick in.

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Did a robot write that ad?

Agencies are testing artificial intelligence for ad delivery. What does that mean for the creative?

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Insurers retool offers and amp up goodwill

How the increasingly commoditized sector is shifting its marketing to go beyond pricing.

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Cannes 2017: Film wins push Canada to all-time best Lions haul

Cossette, Lg2, Saatchi and Edelman collect prizes at the festival’s closing show.