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Who won at the 2017 Strategy Awards?

Huggies and SickKids secured Grand Prix awards at this year’s gala recognizing the best in strategic planning.

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Cannabis producers outline their advertising proposal

If implemented, the proposed marketing regulations would be more strict than those for alcohol.

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HBC gets a CMO

Milton Pappas will lead the retail company’s “Marketing Centre of Excellence” in the newly created role.

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Two John St. founding partners to leave the agency

New executives step up as the WPP-owned shop readies for its next chapter.

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Nick Dean to leave KBS

The agency’s Canadian CEO is departing to join licensed cannabis producer Emblem.

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SickKids defies limits

Kids are once again made heroes as the foundation kicks off its $1.3 billion fundraising campaign to rebuild a hospital.

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NB Liquor will handle weed retail in New Brunswick

The province opts for a Crown corporation model and is currently seeking tenders for 20 retail locations.

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Sally Hansen turns passion project to platform

How its global marketer turned personal curiosity into its first-ever worldwide brand campaign.

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Nando’s gears up for education and expansion

The fast casual brand’s president on how the challenger plans to differentiate in a crowded category.

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What’s trending for 2018?

From penny-pinching to facial recognition, here’s what Mintel sees for next year.

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Forty Creek gets a facelift

The whisky brand revamps its packaging for the first time in its 25-year history.

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Boreale debuts a new look for its specialized beers

The craft brewer redesigns its Artisan line, hoping to connect with more adventurous drinkers.

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Smirnoff urges people to ‘stay open’ in new platform

The vodka brand builds on its definition of “good times” to include the national spirit of diversity and inclusion.

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DivaCup gets cheeky with first major creative push

The femcare brand taps into relatable “period paranoia” for North American TV campaign.

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2017 Brands to Watch: How Saje struck oil

The natural skincare company is sprouting up everywhere.