Was Canada 150′s logo doomed from the start?
Taxi’s Dave Watson on why backlash around the logo shouldn’t be aimed at its designer.
Second Cup launches new app
A new loyalty program and mobile app are part of the brand’s continued transformation effort.
Pan Am’s top marketer on the challenges of getting a nation excited for those other games.
Cracker Barrel’s cheesy repositioning
The Kraft Canada brand is putting cheese at the heart of culinary experiences by deconstructing dishes.
Content 360: everything is a story
A whimsical tale about dragonfruit, perhaps? Publisher Mary Maddever asserts the value of storytelling in our April issue.
A call for more inclusion
In her latest editorial, editor Emily Wexler pontificates on what “normal” in advertising should really be.
Weekend reading: Normalizing today’s normal
We examine how a recent marcom diversity onslaught is helping to usher in a new era of normalization in mainstream advertising.
Why marketers need to tell better stories
Swim’s Janet Kestin provides a formula for much-needed storytelling.
A new image for old Montreal
Tourisme Montreal goes simple and modern to create a cohesive picture of what the city has to offer travellers.
Talk to me when I’m naked
Marketelle’s Jessie Sternthal on how brands need to seduce women at just the right time, by speaking directly to them.
Red Lion’s roaring new rebrand
Creativity meets capitalism at the agency that’s sporting a brand-spanking new logo and look.
She the North
We’re rolling out our Marketers of the Year this week. Today, learn how Shannon Hosford pushed the MLSE to one of its most standout years ever.
Old Yale’s bottle-tainment play
The B.C. craft beer gamifies its bottles to double as musical instruments, while decorating the labels with activity badges and urban legends.
The dirtiest word in advertising
Heroes & Villains’ Emma Hancock asks: Can you tell a good Christmas story without the word Christmas? Likely not.