Agencies

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Camp Jefferson names new ECD

Guybrush Taylor returns to Canada to take on the role at the Toronto shop.

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Up to the Minute: A new win for Veritas

Plus: Narrative’s new co-CDs, hires at Ketchum and more news you may have missed.

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Home Hardware selects John St.

The independent home improvement retail chain looks to refresh its creative thinking after a review over the summer.

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2016 Media Director of the Year: Harvey Carroll

The IPG Mediabrands Canada CEO realigned agencies and brought Media Experts into the fold.

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1984, revisited

Ad guru Ian Mirlin offers lessons on how today’s agencies can learn from yesterday’s brands.

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Publicis Communications makes leadership changes

Leo Burnett’s Judy John and Brent Nelsen, plus Publicis’ Andrew Bruce, expand their roles across North America.

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Two West joins Sandbox

The U.S.-based, retail-focused agency will brings its capabilities to clients across the network.

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Grip adds 18 staff

A mix of creatives, strategists and account service staff join the Toronto agency.

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Up to the Minute: Exec committee changes at A2C

Plus: New wins for Dyversity, Star Media gives readers a caffeine jolt and more news you may have missed.

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Are there really no brave marketers in Canada?

Cossette’s Daniel Shearer on why placing the blame on CMOs who “aren’t ballsy enough” is lazy.

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Inaria picks Giants & Gentlemen

The agency is developing the soccer brand’s new positioning as it continues its expansion across North America.

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Havas gets integrated with logo refresh

Canadian CEO and CCO Helen Pak on the collaborative “hacker” mentality the agency is also taking.

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Tuxedo launches film division

The newly announced Lifelog Pictures will produce digital and big screen work for clients of all types.

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Canadian agencies win 14 Clios

The Hive had the lone Silver for Canada, while Cossette, Rethink, Lg2 and Jam3 all pick up multiple Bronze wins.

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Taxi names three new CCOs

As co-founder and creative head Paul Lavoie prepares for a new role, the agency looks within for new leadership.