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Cannes Lions 2019 : Day Three

Cannes Digest: A final look at the 2019 Lions

A breakdown of the Canadian wins, as well as a roundup of the most-discussed insights and trends at this year’s festival.

Cannes Lions 2019 : Day Three

Decoding Cannes Lions 2019

The Township’s Karen Howe on some of the ‘unsettling undercurrents’ on display at this year’s festival, and how to address them at home.

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Cannes 2019: Grey wins Bronze Glass Lion

“First Shave” was one of only eight campaigns awarded in the category, while a Young Lions team wins a Bronze in Film.

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Up to the Minute: Cult opens U.S. hub in Las Vegas

Plus, Havas named media AOR for Metro, Food Basics in Ontario and Craft PR wins the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

Cannes Lions 2019 : Day Four

Cannes Digest: Five days down, one awards show to go

Here’s a final recap of the week’s awards and what’s coming up.

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Cannes 2019: Cossette wins Bronze in Radio & Audio

Meanwhile, work from McCann and Momentum earn more Lions in Brand Experience & Activation.

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Cannes 2019: FCB/Six medals again, this time in Mobile

CCO Ian MacKenzie on Canada’s potential in the category following the Bronze win.

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Cannes 2019: Two nods for Canada in Sustainable Development

The festival’s final shortlist, recognizing work that positively impacts the world, brought nominations for John St. and Rethink.

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Cannes 2019: Gold, Silver and Bronze Lions in PR, Direct, Social

Canada can add six more Lions to its tally.

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Cannes 2019: Two Media Lion wins for Canada

FCB/Six and Initiative win Silver for “Go Back to Africa,” while Ogilvy and Mindshare get Bronze for Hellmann’s “Real Food Rescue.”

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Cannes 2019: FCB/Six wins Grand Prix in Creative Data

The agency took the top prize for Black & Abroad’s “Go Back To Africa,” while FCB Toronto won a Gold in the first edition of the Creative Strategy Lions.

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Ryan Timms named president of McCann Canada

The new role comes with oversight of the agency’s four Canadian offices.

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Cannes 2019: Canadian agencies earn 11 shortlist spots in Film

Brand Experience, E-Commerce, Radio and Mobile categories also saw several repeat campaigns add to their growing nomination tally.

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Cannes 2019: A Bronze in Music for The&Partnership

There was only one Canadian win in the three Entertainment categories, but jury insights show where the bar has been set.

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Colour acquires social shop, names president and CCO

The agency looks to beef up its strategy chops by acquiring Bright Blue Wave and making a handful of senior appointments.