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WestJet rebrands to reflect global ambitions

The airline repositions following the announcement of new international Dreamliner routes and a platinum WestJet Rewards offering.

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SickKids calls on cultural ‘crews’ in latest ‘VS’ effort

The hospital enlists actor Colm Feore and local influencers to speak to groups ranging from the “Road Runners” to the “Fashionistas.”

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2018 Brands of the Year: RBC banks on the next generation

Canada’s largest bank has been deepening its CSR, innovation and community ties.

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Enter the Parka Wars

Here’s how three Canadian companies are targeting tribes to build global brand cred.

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Government passes food marketing bill

As Health Canada works on regulations, many stakeholders were unable or unwilling to participate in consultations.

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Via Rail embraces the future of mobility

The train operator refreshes its positioning following seventeen consecutive quarters of growth.

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How Spence Diamonds’ new CMO plans to grow the company

Veeral Rathod sees parallels between the apparel and diamond industries.

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KBS merges with Forsman & Bodenfors

MDC creates a new global agency with 700 employees in eight cities, including Toronto and Montreal.

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Tokyo Smoke sparks up a mass campaign

The brand’s first-ever marketing push puts 10/17 (Canada’s day to legalize cannabis) in the hero seat.

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Lg2 Toronto launches design and branding discipline

The new offering, supported by three hires, follows the agency’s expansion in Toronto.

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IKEA reuses a classic spot

A sequel to one of the retailer’s best-known ads brings support to its sustainability programs.

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Molson Coors’ CMO discusses growing the Canadian beer segment

Since joining the company a year ago, CMO Martin Coyle’s remit has grown to include overseeing all aspects of its craft business.

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Why Kobo chose to partner with Walmart in the U.S.

The Toronto-based ebook company brings its international retail strategy to a market dominated by big players.

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Nordstrom launches first national Canadian campaign

The retailer emphasizes the cultural values that have made it feel welcome in the “True Nord.”

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Scotiabank’s arena-sized challenge

CMO John Doig talks about getting fans to see the value of a $800 million hockey sponsorship.