Awards

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Canada picks up 28 shortlist mentions on day three of Cannes

Draftfcb, DDB, Taxi and Leo Burnett lead the pack with three nods each across Design, Cyber and Radio.

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BBDO and Lowe Roche win Bronze Lions at Cannes

Skittles’ “Touch the Untouchable” and O.B.’s “Personal Apology” take home the first Canadian hardware in Promo and PR, respectively.

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Jury diaries: Drowning in case studies

Now that the Promo awards are done, Saatchi & Saatchi’s Brian Sheppard dishes on the long nights spend reviewing case studies.

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Canada picks up 30 shortlist mentions

Today’s Media, Mobile, Press and Outdoor shortlist mentions bring Canada’s chances at Lions to 33 in total.

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Lowe Roche on the Cannes PR shortlist

The agency has a chance at a Lion for its ‘Personal Apology’ spot for O.B., joining BBDO and Leo Burnett as candidates for hardware.

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Leo Burnett and BBDO make the Promo shortlist

The Canadian agencies nabbed spots for work for Ikea and Skittles, while no Canadian promotions made the cut in the Direct category.

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CASSIES accepting entries for 2013 awards

The awards, which are based on business effectiveness, will be handed out Jan. 28, 2013 in Toronto.

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Leo Burnett picks up two Bronze Pencils

The agency also took home two Merits, while Doug & Serge, TBWA/Toronto, Hard Citizen and Saatchi & Saatchi also nabbed awards of Merit.

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MMVAs sets a personal branded record

Five of the 13 commercials during Sunday’s MuchMusic Video Awards will be branded content for sponsors including Coca-Cola, Get a Load of Milk and BlackBerry.

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Cannes Lions gets record entries for 2012

Canada has 1,050 entries in the running for the festival, an increase of 252 from last year.

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Carte Blanche winners announced

Creatives from BBDO won first place in the English section of the contest for their wall and roof-less shelter, with Lg2 taking home the prize for the French portion.

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One Show Entertainment Award finalists announced

Leo Burnett grabbed the most nominations of the five Canadian agencies in the running this year.

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Canadian agencies win five Effies in New York

Leo Burnett, Taxi, Junpier Park and Ogilvy & Mather each take home marketing effectiveness awards.

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Winners announced for 2012 NYF International Advertising Awards

BBDO leads the pack of Canadian ad agencies that picked up awards at the 55th annual event in New York City.

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Leo Burnett continues winning streak

The Toronto shop won three Bronze awards at last night’s Art Director’s Club show.