Awards

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The real problem with ad awards

Faris Yakob on why the shows themselves aren’t what should be up for debate.

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Media Director of the Year entries now open

It’s time to throw your fearless leader’s name into the ring. But be quick about it – submissions close July 31.

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PROMO! Awards shortlist revealed

Did you activate on all the right levels? Check out which brand activation programs made the cut this year.

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Rethink and Molson pick up Clio Sports Grand Prix

The “Hockey Heaven” campaign was the only Canadian work to take a top prize.

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The secret to ad awards success

Turns out an epic song is all you need.

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Cannes wrap-up: A big year for Canada

See the final awards tally, plus a look back at our coverage from the festival.

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Canada strikes Gold, Silver and Bronze in Film

People may have shorter attention spans today, but that’s not stopping brands from making long-format content, says juror Darren Clarke of this year’s work.

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Leo, Grey stand tall in Titanium and Integrated

Canada’s top-performing campaigns at Cannes this year have each earned a Lion in one of the festival’s most coveted categories.

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In the jury room with… Google’s Michael Joffe

The juror on why brands need to stop playing nice and what #LikeAGirl could have done to place higher in Branded Content.

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Canada shut out of Film Craft

Four chances were not enough in the increasingly crowded category, with the Grand Prix going to U.K.-based John Lewis’ Christmas spot.

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Canada’s four Branded Content wins

Our country takes home two Silvers and two Bronzes in the category.

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No Grand Prix or Canadian win in Creative Data

But the work that did win in the category, as well as in Innovation, offer lessons on where both are headed.