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Rain Forty 3 adds to the team

The Toronto-based agency has announed the hiring of a new VP group director, art director and copywriter, with plans to continue adding to its staff count in the coming weeks.


Taxi shakes up exec team

Jeremy Gayton moves into the role of chief development officer for North America and Nancy Beattie is named the new president at the agency.


DentsuBos to lead Hitachi’s global campaign

The recently merged agency in the Dentsu network will head the account alongside offices in New York and Japan.


Editorial: Diversity – not a black and white issue

Strategy executive editor Mary Maddever on the face of diversity in the Canadian marketing industry, and how it impacts everything from hiring policies to store designs.


Gougoux sells BCP to Publicis

The owner sold his 100% stake in the agency, as well as his 30% stake in Publicis Canada.


Dare hires director of technology

The agency has added Cindy Son, who will lead all digital media development.


Influence Marketing goes beyond store aisles

InField Marketing Group has launched a new company division to provide clients with marketing that reaches consumers beyond retail touchpoints.


John St. joins WPP

The agency will continue to operate under the same name, with no planned changes to location or structure.


Diversifying a white man’s world

How does a lack of diversity in the senior ranks impact strategy, creativity and the bottom line? “It’s a brain drain.”

Emma Hancock - Headshot

More craft please

Emma Hancock of Heroes & Villains on why craft in advertising still matters.


Dare merges with RocketXL

The digital and social media agencies are joining under one roof to better offer business solutions in a digital environment.

Frank Palmer

Procurement: The good, the bad and the ugly

DDB’s Frank Palmer reflects on the impact of procurement on advertising agencies.

JP Gravina

JP Gravina and Simon Craig join BBDO

The duo move to senior roles at the Toronto agency from positions as ACDs at Lowe Roche.