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How did Canada fare in Cannes?

See the final awards tally for 2016, plus a look back at our coverage from the festival.

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The case against short-termism in creativity

Edelman Canada’s Lisa Kimmel on why ignoring the business case means putting creativity out of business.

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Cannes 2016: Canada comes up short in final categories

While Canada was shut out of Film, Titanium and Integrated, the country’s Young Marketers go home with a Bronze.

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Cannes 2016: Canada brings home wins in first Entertainment Lions

JWT, Jam3 and Canada Goose pick up Lions, while Beyonce’s “Formation” takes a Grand Prix in the Entertainment for Music Lions.

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Cannes 2016: Does copy testing kill – or create – great work?

JWT’s Brent Choi on the role of testing in award-winning Film campaigns.

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Cannes 2016: Canadian work gets shortlisted in Integrated

FCB lands on that shortlist, while Canada Goose gets a mention in Film Craft, but no work appeared in Titanium.

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Cannes 2016: Where are you, planners?

FCB Toronto’s Shelley Brown asks if we’re living with the myth that strategy and creative can be separated.

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Cannes roundup 2016: Canucks nab 16 Lions so far

Plus, Canada makes a strong showing on the Film and new Entertainment shortlists.

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Unilever says it’s time to unstereotype

The global CPG company is calling on the industry to address the portrayal of women in ads.

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Cannes 2016: Why are we thanking creativity?

DDB Canada’s Lance Saunders questions whether the festival’s theme is just blind faith.

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Cannes 2016: 19 shortlist spots for Canada

Drake is among those shortlisted in the first-ever Music category, Jam3 gets four in Entertainment and nine noms land in Film.

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Cannes 2016: Jam3 wins Cyber Gold with MTV

Canadians picked up Lions in Creative Data and Media, but didn’t make the cut for Innovation or Mobile.

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Cannes roundup 2016: What you need to know so far

Canada adds to its Lions tally, what makes Radio and Innovation winners, plus a note about our awards coverage.

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Cannes 2016: Crafting a new view of innovation

SapientNitro’s global CCO Donald Chesnut and Toronto head Alyssa Altman talk about why craft is often the missing ingredient for truly innovative ideas.

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Sunny ways can be a sledgehammer

Ahead of his Cannes chat, Bensimon Byrne’s David Rosenberg talks election lessons for other brands and taking on negative spin.