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PC adds eating tour in latest Eat Together efforts

Ahead of its third Eat Together Day, the Loblaw label travelled the country with a mobile picnic table to remind customers to share meals more often.

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Cannabis edibles to be allowed for sale in December

Regulations announced today also cover packaging rules and who will be allowed to sell new cannabis formats.

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Skittles temporarily ditches its rainbow colours

The brand wants the focus to shift to “the only rainbow” that matters, part of a range of Pride activities in Canada.

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Yellofruit heats up frozen dessert space

The brand is entering Loblaws banners with its dairy-free product and aims to stand out.

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The Disruptors: Nuun’s push into the hydration category

How the company targets all “sweat” enthusiasts and is entering the daily wellness segment with new product innovation.

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Government plans to ban single-use plastics

The new rules, which could come into effect as early as 2021, could make companies collect other plastic products.

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Quebec’s Dairy Producers make biodegradable ads

A campaign focuses on members that are certified organic and emphasizes their connection to nature.

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Loblaw joins sustainable packaging program Loop

The company will make products from President’s Choice and national brands available in a 2020 pilot.

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Danone starts a yogurt revolution (kind of)

A national campaign emphasizes natural ingredients and not adding sugar to capture a millennial audience.

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Stonemill reinforces slow-crafted message

The brand’s new campaign compares its bread making process to the time it takes to build a long-lasting relationship.

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Kruger introduces new Scotties brand mascot

A launch campaign featuring Scottie the dog aims to reinforce the top-selling tissue brand’s soft and strong positioning.

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Hershey launches ‘sweet’ masterbrand platform

The confectionery brand puts its focus on enjoying moments, starting with a video comprised of “Dad Jokes” told entirely in ASL.

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Maple Leaf aims to mitigate hot dog guilt

A campaign for Natural Top Dogs addresses the category’s ‘baggage’ by reminding parents of the ‘Real Food’ commitment.

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Gillette shows a transgender man’s first shave

The brand continues to define itself with a modern approach to masculinity by showing a milestone between a father and son.

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Iogo goes beyond animation

The yogurt brand takes multiple approaches to both explain and humanize functional elements of its products.