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IFEX calls out international leaders over press freedom

A new campaign imagines what would happen without journalists to hold politicians accountable.

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What Canada’s new tobacco regulations mean for RBH

The PMI subsidiary has envisioned a “smoke-free” future, but the new law could hamstring its corporate transformation.

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Government to impose plain packaging on tobacco

Passed on Thursday, Bill S-5 also specifies regulations around the marketing of e-cigarettes and smokeless alternatives.

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House sets new age limit in food advertising bill

Amendments to Bill S-228 define children as under 13 and adds a review after five years, but the ACA is pushing for more changes.

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Rethink named AOR for Ontario Science Centre

The agency will handle strategy and creative leading up to the museum’s 50th anniversary celebrations next year.

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McCann wins Canadian Armed Forces account

Led out of Montreal, the agency will lead advertising as part of an ongoing effort to drive recruitment.

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Hydro Quebec names its digital agencies

The utility once again renews its relationship with Nurun, while also expanding its mandate with Lg2.

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McCann wins Export Development Canada

Led out of its Montreal office, the agency’s mandate includes brand strategy and creative development.

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OLG explores the ‘joy’ of Lotto 6/49

A new platform for the game shifts the focus to the emotions that come at every stage of purchasing a ticket.

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Go Transit highlights etiquette fails in new book

The transit company continues its cheeky efforts to reduce bad behaviour, this time through a collection of facts and advice.

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Bleublancrouge launches mobility practice

BBR Commuter aims to help clients communicate innovations in transportation and the impact they will have on daily life.

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Ontario Ministry of Seniors Affairs looks back to the 70s

A campaign inviting seniors to visit a new ministry website foregoes all the usual tropes about older demographics.

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Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission picks Bimm

The agency will handle marketing related to gaming activities in the province.

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Government offers changes to food advertising bill

Proposed amendments include lowering Bill S-228′s definition of “children” and a review within five years of being passed.

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Check it out: The worst kind of drain clogs

A City of Toronto campaign reminds city dwellers of the mess that awaits those who use pipes for personal waste disposal.