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Trio of new titles at Zulu

The agency promotes a creative pair as its new ACDs and brings in a veteran design director.

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Judy John named Direct Lion jury president

The Leo Burnett CCO is the first Canadian female creative to lead a jury at the international creativity award show in Cannes.

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Bottling optimism

Do you see opportunity, or uncertainty and despair? Tony Chapman on how to find your “O Factor.”

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Cheerful creatives making holiday cheer

A round-up of season’s greetings from ad land to you.

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Red Lion wins iTravel2000.com

Differentiating the travel site in a crowded market will be the biggest challenge for the new partnership.

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Zulubot: coming to a screen near you

How a four-year-old’s robot sketch inspired Zulu Alpha Kilo’s new content division.

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Hacking campaigns clean up at the CMAs

Ubisoft and Publicis, and TSFC and Saatchi & Saatchi, cleaned up at the show with hack-inspired creative. Who else won big?

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OgilvyOne recruits on Instagram

Can you give feedback to a creative idea in less than 15 seconds? Then the agency wants you.

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Weekend reading: JWT’s nod to the past, eyes to the future

On the eve of two major anniversaries, the agency looks ahead to a new strategic direction.

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Advertising Against Humanity

Juggernaut’s offensive pack of cards is for all you horrible ad people.

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DDB Montreal names VP/CD

Etienne Bastien joins the new office to lead the Volkswagen creative, while Monique Brosseau comes on board as the VP managing director.

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Food Basics names new AOR

Metro’s low-cost grocery store has picked Toronto-based Open to handle its marketing efforts.

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TD’s Midas touch

The bank and its agencies Diamond and Leo Burnett cleaned up at last night’s financial advertising award show. Who else won big?

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DS+P wins Clamato and Fruitsations

Canada Dry Mott’s moves the brands to a Canadian AOR to reflect their unique positioning here.

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Exclusive: Why Helen Pak returned to agency life

After a short stint at Facebook, Havas’ new president and CCO tells strategy why she was attracted to the revamped agency.