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Here is the Digital Agency of the Year shortlist

These 14 agencies are still in the running for DAOY.

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PR and Design Agency of the Year shortlists are in

Here’s who still has a chance to collect the top prizes at the November gala.

Knit

Canada Goose’s CMO talks venturing beyond the parka

Jackie Poriadjian-Asch on why knitwear is the next step for the expanding brand.

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Kraft Heinz Canada’s CMO departs as structure flattens

Brian Kerr’s near 19-year tenure covered two massive corporate shifts.

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CIBC ends deal with PC Financial

PC tightens its focus on loyalty as banking customers will soon be transferred to the new Simplii Financial.

Allen

Huge brings on Allen Oke as ECD

The agency was after brand building and storytelling expertise as it continues growing its capabilities.

kidstv

Health Canada and marketing to kids: what you need to know

The issues at play in the public consultation on appropriate age restrictions, targeting and the definition of “unhealthy food.”

Molson Coors Canada Vice President of Marketing David Bigioni.

David Bigioni joins marijuana company Canopy Growth

The former MolsonCoors VP on how to build a not-yet-legal brand.

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Frank + Oak escapes from fashion traditions

The company is adopting a new strategy, breaking away from seasonal approaches to new product launches.

BP

Boston Pizza ‘gathers round’ a new strategy

Why the restaurant brand is moving away from its sports-centric approach.

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Stella Artois thinks inside the box with Chef’s Plate

The meal kit delivery company looks to appeal to summer hosts with a new brand partnership.

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Pizza Pops are weird (and proud of it)

The General Mills brand embraces the odd, taking a new social approach to connect with teens.

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Tech in Action: Data-driven emoji alerts

Out-of-home ads use real-time data and characters from The Emoji Movie to inform drivers about road and weather conditions.

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Huge makes two big additions

A new general manager and group director of creative join the growing agency as it expands it service offering.

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Meet the 2017 Agency of the Year juries

Here are the five panels for this year’s competitions, including the new Design category.