Agencies

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Up to the Minute: Braque adds director of digital

Plus, Church + State grows following client wins, and The David Foster Foundation picks two new agencies.

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Civilized to acquire Revolution Strategy

By joining forces, the lifestyle platform and full-service agency enhance their respective client offerings in the cannabis space.

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Majority of industry plans to hire more creatives in 2019

A survey of hiring managers shows freelance talent and web-focused skills will be priorities.

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Rogers extends relationship with Omnicom

DDB and Critical Mass have been tapped to handle assignments for the telco.

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How much do digital marketers rely on agencies?

Annual CMA research explores the reasons many marketers were keen to outsource resources in 2018.

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Nick Cowling takes on new role with Citizen Relations

Returning to manage the agency within Canada, Cowling will also help lead innovation globally.

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WPP to cut staff and offices as part of restructuring

The holding company’s three-year plan involves further simplifying its operations and investing more in creativity.

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DentsuBos Montreal takes Japan’s Ajinomoto global

The creative agency created the food company’s first global marketing effort after picking up the local assignment.

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Publicis Toronto hires new experience design lead

David Han will lead the practice and be part of a digital team that numbers over 150.

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Up to the Minute: National PR adds SVP in Toronto

Plus, Enterprise wins AOR mandate with La Prep and a former Fuse partner joins new venture.

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Toronto ad vets open a new agency

Juniper Park co-founders Terry Drummond and Alan Madill have opened Good&Ready, offering bespoke teams across services.

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BMR picks Lg2 as agency of record

The hardware retailer gives its marketing assignment to the agency as it continues with an expansion and transformation plan.

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Should agencies stop pitching?

Why Couleur Locale’s Dominique Trudeau released a manifesto stating he would no longer pitch for business.

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ICF Olson combines agencies under ICF Next banner

Individual agency brands will cease to exist in 2019 in favour of a more holistic offering.

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A2C asks government for ‘fiscal fairness’

The industry body wants to see tax incentives for tech companies made accessible to Quebec’s agencies.