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Up to the Minute: Thinkingbox hires six

Plus: MDC Partners makes an acquisition, CMPA gets a new marketer and more news you may have missed.

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BBDO launches Flare in Toronto

Former Big Brother Canada producer Dave Lembke has been hired to lead the internal video production unit.

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Dino Demopoulos leaves DDB

Sandra Moretti (pictured) will take over the SVP, head of strategy role in Toronto.

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Industry remembers Steve Hancock

Friends and colleagues pay tribute to the former TBWA\Chiat\Day Canada president, who passed away on June 24.

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Back to basics on data

FCB/Six president Andrea Cook on why looking back can help marketers avoid being overwhelmed.

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How did Canada fare in Cannes?

See the final awards tally for 2016, plus a look back at our coverage from the festival.

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Up to the Minute: Miele Canada replaces long-time president

Plus: Saatchi adds creatives and more news you may have missed.

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Cannes 2016: In the jury room with John Clinton

What Edelman chair and PR jury prez John Clinton learned from days of sifting through thousands of campaigns.

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Deloitte launches digital agency

The new Montreal-based shop will be headed by Matyas Gabor, and will work with clients to identify unmet marketing service needs.

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Cannes 2016: Why are we thanking creativity?

DDB Canada’s Lance Saunders questions whether the festival’s theme is just blind faith.

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Cannes 2016: Crafting a new view of innovation

SapientNitro’s global CCO Donald Chesnut and Toronto head Alyssa Altman talk about why craft is often the missing ingredient for truly innovative ideas.

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Cannes 2016: In the jury room with Tom Eymundson

The radio jury prez and Pirate CEO on why so few golden Lions were dished out, and why Canada needs to be more brave if they want to win Gold.

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Deadline nears for Media Director award entries

Agencies have until June 30 to submit their candidates for strategy’s Media Director of the Year.

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Taxi 2 names new GM

After a year at the agency, Haneen Davies takes the helm.

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Cannes roundup 2016: A recap of the awards

ICYMI, here is a look at the Lions and the shortlist mentions Canada has picked up so far.