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Cannes Digest: Festival off to a good start with 51 nods for Canada

A look at how local shops are faring across the 13 shortlists announced so far.

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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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BBDO, Cossette win Best of Show at Marketing Awards

The Canadian Paralympic Committee took the top prize in Advertising, while Montreal Children’s Hospital branding won in Design.

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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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View from the C-Suite: Destination Canada goes all in on data

CEO David Goldstein explains how Canada’s new “For Glowing Hearts” brand complements the tourism agency’s data-driven strategy.

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Bensimon Byrne, Grey make Glass and Innovation Lion shortlists

Canada is shut out of the Titanium category but brings three nominations into the festival.

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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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Labatt launches in-house social agency

The brewer is bringing Draftline to Canada, partnering with Twitter to build ‘a creative engine powered by data and technology.’

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How a Toronto tech hub fits into WW’s new mission

The rebranded wellness company’s VP of engineering on utilizing member data and meeting the needs of a new target.

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View from the C-Suite: Endy stays the course under Sleep Country

Co-founder and CEO Mike Gettis says the brand remains focused on keeping true to its roots while rolling out its bricks-and-mortar strategy.

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Leon’s launches stylish campaign with new AOR

Bimm is working towards changing the way Canadians perceive the 110-year-old furniture retailer.

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How No Frills aims to keep up the momentum of ‘Haulers’

The retailer’s marketer explains how an online video game will help it bring even more excitement to deal hunting.

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View from the C-Suite: Home Hardware sticks to its strengths

Rob Wallace explains how leadership changes will help the retailer stay the course as it continues to build its brand.

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Sleeman celebrates craftiness

The beer company has unveiled new creative and a revised brand positioning ahead of the suds-heavy summer season.