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A new CCO for the new Dashboard

Todd Lawson will lead creative as the agency moves away from the traditional model and into product development.

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Autotrader goes ad hoc

The site has named Co-op Advertising as its AOR, launching a new campaign focused on the human element of car-buying.

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TBWA wins health client

The agency will lead MuscleCare Canada’s expansion into new markets as part its new focus on smaller clients.

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The 2015 Creative Report Card

It was a big year for DDB, Molson and Rethink. See who else topped the list and find out where you landed on the report this year.

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Creative Report Card: DDB gets it

The top agency on the list this year takes us inside its award-winning work for Netflix.

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Creative Report Card: Taking Rethink to new heights

This year’s top creative directors, Chris Staples and Ian Grais, talk about how they keep the creative juices flowing at their agency.

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Creative Report Card: Leo Burnett Always brings it

The agency’s “Like a Girl” campaign landed the shop and client P&G in the #2 spots on the agency and brand lists, respectively.

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Creative Report Card: Fighting tooth and nail for big ideas

The top art director, Rethink’s Joel Holtby, and top copywriter, Saatchi’s Matt Antonello, dish on what brought them to the top this year.

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Creative Report Card: The year’s biggest trailblazers

They may not have taken the top spots, but these brands, agencies and creatives made pretty big leaps on this year’s report.

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CASSIES Gold: Ikea’s home run

To prove it knows life at home, the retailer engaged consumers with its “House Rules.”

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Havas Worldwide Canada acquires Plastic

The mobile-focused agency adds native app development expertise to Havas’ offering across North America.

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Adrian Capobianco named Proximity president

Picking up the digital veteran is in line with the agency’s data-first approach.

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Match Marketing acquires Magnet Engagement Group

The deal is the latest in Match’s aggressive expansion plan over the past few years.

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Zulu execs leave to start The Garden

Former Zulu ECD Shane Ogilvie and executive planner Shari Walczak are looking beyond advertising to solve brand problems with their new model.

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Ad class is in for SapientNitro techies

You’ve probably heard of creatives getting schooled in coding and developing, but here’s a new twist.