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Paul Lavoie, art thief

An upcoming exhibit by the Taxi founder examines anonymity and creative ownership in the internet age.

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Which Olympic spots win with women?

A report from Harbinger shows which ads have resonated most with women, as well as when they are tuning in to the games.

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SPC turns to Facebook Live for back-to-school push

The discount card is tapping into the real-time relevance of the social platform, asking members to complete challenges for prizes.

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A roundup of Olympic proportions

We travel around the world (and across Canada) to find the best commercials to come out of the games so far.

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Whirlpool picks Zulu as AOR

The assignment also covers the appliance giant’s KitchenAid, Maytag, JennAir and Amana brands.

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Check it out: Hershey’s speedos and dancing detectives

Oh Henry plays a game of “would-you-rather” in a bizarre campaign from Anomaly.

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Two scoops, with a side of millennial marketing

Haagen-Dazs has changed its tune to hone in on the youthful gen.

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Special K makes cravings look good

Real women dig into the brand’s Fruit Crisp bars in an informal and public photo shoot.

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Have we reached peak ‘authenticity’?

Some brands tackle pretentiousness with a different vision of everyone’s favourite buzzword.

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Cannes 2016: In the jury room with Tom Eymundson

The radio jury prez and Pirate CEO on why so few golden Lions were dished out, and why Canada needs to be more brave if they want to win Gold.

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Yours, mine and ours

Why traditional brands, from clothing to cars, are playing nice with the sharing economy.

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Thinkingbox gets a boost from Stern Partners

The investment from the private equity company will help the digital studio expand and make its own acquisitions.

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Check it out: Leave your ego at the arena door

A new campaign for the Americas Masters Games shows why “sport for all” can have a downside.

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Future Flash 2016: Advertising is not a dirty word

There’s still power in the TV ad, plus more ideas from the ICA’s annual conference.

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Why walk when you can hop?

Zulu Alpha Kilo just won Black’s Billy Bishop contest after devising a 900-foot-long hopscotch board for ParticipAction.