Awards

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Overall winner: Indigo brings the love to school libraries

A revamp of the retailer’s Adopt a School program results in increased donations and awareness, with a 1,033% return on its marketing investment.

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Cashmere adds pink to its compassionate fashion statement

The Kruger Products brand uses coloured bathroom tissue to ramp up awareness of its support for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Tetley Tea puts renewal in action

A new CSR program offers grant funding to individual Canadians whose grassroots efforts renew others in their communities.

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Telus gives where it lives

The telco’s “TV for Good” and “Phones for Good” campaigns trigger a $100 donation to a local community cause for every new customer.

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TD really is the green bank

From tree-planting events to a bank branch that creates more energy than it uses, the financial institution is making good on its commitment to the environment.

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Cause + Action judging panel

Meet the advertising and marketing executives who helped decide the winners of this year’s Cause + Action awards.

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Agency of the Year submissions are now open

For a shot at the shortlist, agencies must submit brief descriptions of their top five campaigns by May 18.

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Call for entries: Media Agency of the Year

The competition for top media agency in the country has begun, with the first round of submissions due May 18.

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Strategy partners with CAPMA to present PROMO! Awards

Pairing will add diverse thinking to the industry leading event.

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BBDO picks up eight CLIO nods

DDB, Lowe Roche and Cundari are among the other Canadian CLIO nominees for 2012, while Leo Burnett leads the pack for One Show nominations.

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Leo Burnett wins big at the Andy Awards

The Toronto shop won seven awards, including four Golds, for its work with non-profit Raising the Roof.

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Webby nominees announced

John St., BBDO, Jam3, and Juniper Park lead the Canadian pack at the online creativity awards.

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Videotron and Sid Lee win Grand Prix Crea

Lg2 also won big, taking home the most hardware at the award show that recognizes the best in Quebec advertising.

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Seven Canadians named Cannes judges

Top creatives and execs from agencies including John St., DDB, Leo Burnett and ZenithOptimedia will have their say at the festival this summer.

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A trio of Canadians to judge at LIAs

Donna McCarthy, Brent Choi and Israel Diaz are representing Canada as judges at the 2012 London International Awards.