Agencies

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Leo Burnett, Lg2 win big (again) at the ADCC awards

The agencies each brought home Scarlet Letter awards, in addition to several Golds.

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HP commissions ‘artists’ to show there’s nothing like the original

The tech giant created a gallery featuring “masterpieces” by real people who happen to share famous names.

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Casey House aims to end the stigma around HIV/AIDS

The hospital will open Canada’s first HIV-positive eatery to help combat negativity.

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Mackie Biernacki scores Sebastian Giovinco

The agency is working with the Toronto FC player to build his brand in North America.

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Mint picks up new AOR assignments

The agency will handle a range of work for Nespresso and Vitamix.

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Two John St. founding partners to leave the agency

New executives step up as the WPP-owned shop readies for its next chapter.

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Zulu names a new CD

The agency promotes Gail Pak after picking up new work for Nikon, Tim Hortons and Uber.

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Nick Dean to leave KBS

The agency’s Canadian CEO is departing to join licensed cannabis producer Emblem.

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The Mark hires first CCO

Hayes Steinberg has been tasked with elevating the digital-focused agency’s creative prowess.

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Giants & Gentlemen wins Global Pet Foods

The agency will oversee the pet retailer’s new brand positioning, in-store messaging, website and social media.

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Rethink wins Kraft Peanut Butter

The agency has also won the business for a new product that will hit the market next year.

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Up to the Minute: Apex PR names new VPs

Plus, Zendatamarketing expands to Toronto, Nurun adds to its client services team and more news you may have missed.

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Mass Minority hires its first president

Brent Rivard joins from New York’s Anomaly to help tighten operations at the company.

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Digital and creative demand may not match supply

A new report suggests marketing departments south of the border may grow, but talent gaps remain.

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Gravity and Substance strike a strategic partnership

The two agencies partner to provide English and French creative to clients, starting with location-specific work for Jameson.