Agencies

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Take off your goggles

In part two of strategy’s Future-Proofing series, Wieden+Kennedy’s Colleen DeCourcy looks at why you should skip the next advertising conference and get out of your agency comfort zone.

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The insecure future of ads

To kick off strategy’s Future-Proofing series, R/GA’s Nick Law on the real impact Big Data is having on advertising, and what to do about it.

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Bennett Klein joins Brand Momentum

Following his departure from Capital C in May, Klein joins the shop as creative planner.

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Embracing imperfection and remixing tradition: trend

JWT’s final Canada Trend Report finds marketers need to move beyond the picture-perfect and staid traditional messaging.

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Union rounds out creative team

Andrew Bradley and Yasmin Sahni arrive at the agency this month in the CW/ACD and AD roles, respectively.

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Denise Rossetto and Todd Mackie join DS+P

The former DDB CDs join the shop, formerly Doug & Serge, as partners and co-CDs.

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Canadian Cannes jury members announced

Leo Burnett’s Lisa Greenberg and Union’s Lance Martin are among this year’s crop of judges.

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Mobile means the end of anonymity: trend

The fourth installment of JWT’s Canada Trend Study tackles mobile, from personal privacy issues to new business solutions.

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Battling sexist stock photos

Swim’s Nancy Vonk weighs in on Leanin.org and Getty Images’ new take on women in stock photography, and the benefits to advertisers.

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Cheil names Mark Francolini as SVP, ECD

The creative director previously worked with Young & Rubicam and Zulu Alpha Kilo.

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Saying no to pitches

TBWA’s George Nguyen peeks behind the curtain on why an agency says thanks, but no thanks.

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Canadians want to rage against the machine: trend

JWT’s third installment of its Trend Report also finds that mind-reading tech will soon make a big bang.

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Cundari bolsters its digital team

The Toronto-based agency has hired Andrea Page as director, digital program management.

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Need for change

Couleur Locale’s Dom Trudeau’s call to action: disrupt everything. Innovate yourself. Change things like tomorrow depends on it.