Alberta

Tourism Calgary puts up an open sign

Alberta / Screening Room / Travel+Tourism

The tourism board is drawing consumers back to the city after the flooding with a new multi-platform campaign that features the city’s mayor.

Alberta Office of Traffic Safety gets cheeky

Alberta

The provincial government is warning about the dangers of texting while driving with a new campaign that features the tagline “Crotches Kill.”

Calgary’s Wild Rose Brewery appoints new CEO

Alberta / Beer / Hires / News

Bill McKenzie will lead company amid plans to open a second brewing facility.

Travel Alberta brings the slopes to the elevator

Alberta / Travel+Tourism

The tourism co has created faux gondolas, aimed at whisking potential travellers in Calgary and California to the Rockies.

Travel Alberta gets winterized

Alberta / Travel+Tourism

The tourism co aims to show that it is a competitive travel destination with a new brand message and ad campaign.

Mucho Burrito bows spicy ad

Alberta / Food+Beverage

The QSR’s first Canadian ad campaign doesn’t shy away from controversy.

Educate yourself first

Alberta / Western Canada / Youth

Making a financial investment isn’t a joke, but the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) is putting a light-hearted spin on the topic in a new campaign created by Calgary’s Parallel.

New channels poised to cool hot market

Alberta / Media / Newspaper / Research / Television / Western Canada

The Wild West gets a little wilder as players scramble for TV, radio licences

Mott’s spices up Stampede promo

Alberta / Out-of-home / Sports+Ent / Western Canada

After six years as a sponsor of the Calgary Stampede, Mott’s Canada, of Mississauga, Ont., is spicing up the relationship to include promo teams that will sample product at the grounds and off-site venues

Les Kahl, CD, Brown Communications

Alberta / Western Canada

In his 15 years on the job Les Kahl has hopped around Western Canada (and a variety of agencies) from Winnipeg to Calgary to Vancouver and now back again to Cowtown.