Agencies

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A2C, ICA paint a picture of the year ahead

The associations representing Canada’s agencies state priorities to modernize best practices and drive innovative thinking.

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Cossette names business lead for Walmart account

Shahla Lalani returns to the agency after it was named AOR for the retailer last year.

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Geoffrey Roche opens firm with partner Jack Harding

Disruptincy will offer the veterans’ own expertise and source additional insight from executives across sectors.

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DDB hires Brent Choi as CEO and CCO

Choi will lead creative and business growth across Canada in the dual role, as Lance Saunders leaves to pursue new ventures.

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What is on the minds of Canada’s marketers?

We asked respondents for predictions about agency relationships, tech, diversity and more in our annual Marketer Survey.

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Bleublancrouge hires creative director in Toronto

Adam Woodhouse joins the agency as new global mandates facilitate the need for dedicated leadership at the office.

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Who’s on the 2019 Marketing Awards Craft jury?

Strategy reveals the crop of industry experts scoring this year’s production-related category.

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Five ways to spark success in the year ahead

An industry-wide pep talk from Cossette’s EVP and general manager Daniel Shearer.

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Up to the Minute: A new agency launches in Montreal

Plus, former Loblaw SVP Bob Chant joins StrategyCorp and ADCC names new president.

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Arrivals + Departures names new CCO

Jeff MacEachern has been hired to lead the agency’s creative team in Toronto.

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Tourism Richmond picks Wasserman as digital agency

The Vancouver shop will help the tourism board extend a recently launched platform into online channels.

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Mass Minority names new chief strategy officer

Jack Perone returns to Canada with a focus on integrating the agency’s proprietary technology into its clients’ business.

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Taxi adds to leadership team in Vancouver

James Sadler returns to the agency to lead creative for the office, while Lizzie Dabous has been promoted to strategy director.

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McCann Canada names new CEO amid restructuring

Simon Sikorski replaces David Leonard, who is departing along with CCO Darren Clarke and CSO Mary Chambers.

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Check out the AToMiC Awards: Commercial finalists

In part two of the announcements, we look at the innovative and collaborative campaigns earning a nomination.