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Up to the Minute: New project for Launch*pad

Plus: a new agency for ALS, the government expands Cossette’s media duties and more news you might have missed.

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Jaguar Land Rover selects Mint

The agency will handle all lifestyle and automotive PR as the brand’s first AOR in Canada in 15 years.

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Up to the Minute: Match’s new president

Plus: a new tech-focused PR agency, a business boom for Stephen Thomas and more news you might have missed.

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National hires a pair of new leaders

Former Kenna creative lead Brian Langerfield and strategy consultant Julien Coulter join the PR agency.

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Edelman hires a CD in Vancouver

Ryan Semeniuk joins as the agency looks to offer more creative integrated communications.

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#LikeAGirl wins PR Grand Prix

The campaign, with PR out of the U.S., also picked up a Gold, while Grey Canada picks up another Gold for “Groceries not guns.”

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Edelman adds health, crisis execs

The agency has added two new sector leaders to its Calgary and Toronto offices.

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Environics partners with Waggener Edstrom

The affiliation gives the Canadian firm access to a global network of agencies.

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Weber Shandwick wins McCormick digital business

The PR agency will now lead digital and social media for the CPG company in Canada.

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Let the PR Lion roar

Veritas’ Krista Webster on why the public relations industry needs to step up and get in the Cannes Lions game.

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National absorbs Sonic Boom

All of the agency’s content marketing capabilities will now be handled by its parent company.

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Citizen Relations gets insightful

The PR agency has promoted three staffers to lead its new team focused on strategy and analytics.