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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.

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CASSIES photo gallery

This year’s CASSIES were put on at the Ritz. Here’s who made the scene.

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Young Lions juries revealed

As the March 4 entry deadline for the first Young Marketers competition and the Young Lions categories approach, Canada’s art and copy elite get ready to judge.

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Charier and Grenier to lead Nolin BBDO

As BBDO Worldwide tops The Gunn Report again, BBDO Canada appoints Stephane Charier and Genevieve Grenier as directors general of the Quebec agency.

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LIFT brings CASSIES cases to life

The day after the awards, some of the big winners revealed their strategies for creating truly effective work.

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Editorial: The creativity-effectiveness continuum

How the two areas are more connected than you might think.

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James Ready expands in 2012

After topping this year’s Creative Report Card, Leo Burnett and James Ready plan to introduce a new communication direction, as the budget beer sets its sights on the West and the restaurant market.

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2012 strategy’s Creative Report Card winners revealed

Leo, DDB and BBDO top agency list, while James Ready, Wrigley and Mars Canada top advertisers list.

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BBDO and Wrigley get global attention

Skittles “Touch the Rainbow” cleans up on the international awards circuit, earning the brand, agency and creative team runner-up spots in our Creative Report Card.

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Big year for candy and cars

Meet the CRC’s top advertiser runners-up: Mars Canada, BMW/Mini Canada and Subaru.

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Breaking through

Newcomers Red Urban and Dare both crack the Creative Report Card’s top 20, while Saatchi & Saatchi and JWT make big gains.