Agencies

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MacLaren adds new creative directors

The award-winning team of Chris Duffet and Scott Johnson join the agency from Taxi.

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Five ways to cultivate creativity

Taxi’s Thomas Kenny shares ways to increase the likelihood of getting to a great idea (even if it starts out dumb).

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Cundari wins AGO

As AOR, the agency will develop a new brand platform and look to make the gallery a destination for tourists and locals alike.

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Cundari adds five creatives

The search for a CCO continues while the shop makes a new group CD hire, among others.

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Want to light your creative fire?

Calgary’s Evans Hunt has one way of sparking ideas.

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Up to the Minute: Fuse, Evans Hunt grow

Plus: Delvinia bets on innovation, a new client for Strategic Objectives and more news you might have missed.

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Reitmans spins off Hyba line

Working with AOR Marketel, the brand’s activewear banner breaks out on its own, with a new brand positioning and campaign.

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Which Canadians won Clios?

A roundup of this week’s winners, from Leo striking Gold to Lg2 being the most awarded Canadian shop.

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KBS Sports and Entertainment launches

The division will tap into the space through activations and working with other agency “specialisms.”

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Carmilla snags PROMO! Awards Best of Show

The web series from Kimberly-Clark and Geometry Global took the top prize, while Leo Burnett, Zulu and Taxi also won big.

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Lowe Roche to close its doors

After 24 years, the shop has been closed by IPG, citing difficulty to provide the range of capabilities demanded by clients.

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Monstrous additions

Trigger’s Teresa Leung uses her own personal touch to improve cheesy thrift store paintings.

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Israel Diaz joins Jackman Reinvents

The former Y&R CCO takes the chief creative and design officer role following the departure of Brett Channer.

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Red Lion awarded Canadian Film Festival account

The agency expects to have new work in market in time for the 2016 fest.

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Karen Howe leaves One

The SVP and CD hands the creative department to Michel Lange and Jacob Gawrysiak after 17 years.