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Updated: Twist image joins WPP

The Toronto and Montreal shop will join the holding company to tap into its global resources.

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FCB’s Carter Murray on local creativity

The global CEO chatted with strategy on the advantages of smaller markets and being responsible with clients’ money.

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Carte Blanche winners revealed

Creatives at Toronto’s Sid Lee and Montreal’s Lg2 wowed the judges with their fun and frosty campaigns.

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Young Lions finalists announced

The winners will be unveiled on Tuesday at the CMDC conference in Toronto.

Derek Joynt moves to The Mars Agency

The former Influence Marketing partner and marketing director for Walmart joins the Toronto office.

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Cundari hires a head of strategy

Malcolm McLean joins the Toronto-based shop from Grey Canada.

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Ogilvy takes two Webby Awards

Zulu Alpha Kilo and Lowe Roche will also take home prizes at the 18th annual award show later this month.

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AToMiC shortlist: part five

The fifth list of finalists reveals potential prize-takers in the experiential category.

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Cannes contenders: Canadian roundup

The industry has weighed in on the campaigns most likely to win at the Palais. Here is the cream of the crop.

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NABS names new executive director

Totem VP Manuela Yarhi is taking over from Jim Warrington, who recently retired from the post.

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Creatives are hungry for new blood

The Hive’s Simon Creet, Y&R’s Israel Diaz and JWT’s Brent Choi don fat suits for the latest Portfolio Night campaign.

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DAC hires John Ozikizler

The former VP managing director of Publicis Modem joins the Toronto agency as VP general manager.

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Global Portfolio: Mark Tomblin

The Taxi chief strategy officer and British expat says Canada is years behind the U.K. when it comes to its planning capabilities.

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What will become of us?

John St.’s Nellie Kim and Chris Hirsch muse about their place in the new (and crowded) creative landscape.