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Mastercard opens tech hub in Vancouver

The company is developing innovations in payment tech alongside cybersecurity advancements.

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RBC picks up the pace of ‘Training Ground’

The bank’s annual effort to find the next generation of Olympians ramps up ahead of this year’s summer games.

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Sonnet sticks to comparing the old with the new

This year’s edition of a hockey-centric campaign maintains focus on how the game and insurance industry have evolved.

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SSQ Insurance selects Lg2 as new AOR

After being brought in on a limited assignment last year, the agency’s Toronto and Quebec offices will now execute a national strategy.

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Wealthsimple tells its origin story with eyes on the future

The fintech company focuses on how its CEO is one of “half a million Mikes” ahead of plans to expand its offering.

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Martin Fecko named Tangerine’s new CMO

The financial services vet takes over marketing leadership following an important brand-building year for the bank.

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BMO launches its own AI financial advice tool

The bank gets in on the personalized advice trend with a mobile service centred on “actionable intelligence.”

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Interac swaps holiday gifts for the ‘stuff’ that matters

The company is focuses more on experiences as Canadians grow concerned about the materialistic nature of the season.

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Simplii looks to smooth foreign currency exchanges

CIBC’s digital banking brand focuses on a service more associated with branches as part of its focus on convenience.

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Onlia wants people to think holistically about insurance

The upstart digital insurance firm is taking a prevention-first approach with its first mass campaign.

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2019 MOY: Clinton Braganza is Scotiabank’s miracle maker

This year’s top Marketer of the Year keeps things loose as the bank makes good on a massive sports investment.

Mylo-Mylo Raises -10M Series A From Major Canadian Financial Ins

National Bank, Desjardins invest into Mylo

The fintech app will develop new products with support from the banks, aligning with their own digital goals.

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Canadian Credit Union Association looks to escape the burden of banking

To help members compete with the big banks, the association is focusing on personal goals instead of products.

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Advocis builds its content to make finance approachable

The Financial Advisors Association of Canada aims to change millennial mindsets about money.

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Why CIBC put a customer’s name on a branch

The bank has begun a new client-focused content series to bring the human element back to increasingly digitized relationships.