Financial+Insurance

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Amazon launches Alexa in Canada

How local brands are working with Amazon’s AI assistant now that it has officially arrived.

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BMO shifts focus to female entrepreneurs

An all-female agency team at FCB puts the bank’s Celebrating Women program in the spotlight.

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2017 Strategy Awards: The ASC plays the role of a trickster

The team lured people to a fake investment seminar to raise awareness about investment fraud.

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2017 Strategy Awards: Questrade asks the tough questions

The brand’s campaign featured TV spots with pointed client-advisor conversations.

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Tech in Action: Visa brings payments in from the cold

The brand creates payment-enabled gloves, pins and stickers for its Winter Olympics partnership.

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Meet Remi, CIBC’s global money transfer chatbot

The digital assistant aims to give users an easy way to send payments and stay informed about exchange rates.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo wins HomEquity Bank

The agency will lead brand strategy and design work ahead of launching a new integrated creative platform.

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Samsung Pay opens to Scotiabank, ATB customers

The mobile wallet now supports Interac, letting an expanded user base load debit cards into the app.

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Manulife uses Apple Watch to woo customers

The company adds the allure of an in-demand wearable to its health-focused Vitality insurance program.

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ATB Financial brings full banking capabilities to Messenger

The Alberta-based “farmer bank” is the first to offer a fully featured assistant through one conversational platform.

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AGF rebrands to reflect its business evolution

The company is aiming to unify its products as it celebrates its 60th anniversary.

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Sun Life takes a page from lifestyle brands

The financial and insurance co aims to modernize with its latest content play.

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How banks are bracing for fintech: survey

Partnering with startups instead of fighting them is becoming an increasingly popular way to deal with disruption.

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What sets RBC’s UX design apart?

Expert analysis helps to explain why not all banking apps are created equal.

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How will gen Z bank?

A new report offers a look at which channels teens are gravitating towards and the consumer appetite for emerging payment platforms.