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Up to the Minute: A new win for Veritas

Plus: Narrative’s new co-CDs, hires at Ketchum and more news you may have missed.

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Up to the Minute: Cohn & Wolfe, National merge in Montreal

Plus: Tennis Canada’s new CMO and more news you may have missed.

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Up to the Minute: Epica announces Olympic category

Plus: New Quebec Tourism VP of marketing, McMillan hires client service lead and more news you may have missed.

PRAOY

Introducing the PR Agency of the Year shortlist

These are the finalists for strategy’s PRAOY award, to be handed out at a Nov. 8 gala in Toronto.

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Up to the Minute: Turo names Canadian AOR

Plus: New faces at Tendril, Relish, BoomBox and High Road, promotions at Dentsu and more news you may have missed.

Hype

Hype PR launches in Toronto

The new shop, led by Erin Richards, was responsible in part for the recent success of “Ladyballs.”

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Hill + Knowlton hires new national CD

Matthew May joins the PR shop to lead its creative department.

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Maverick launches content division

The PR shop’s new hub uses an a la carte pricing model for small businesses.

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Cannes 2016: In the jury room with John Clinton

What Edelman chair and PR jury prez John Clinton learned from days of sifting through thousands of campaigns.

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Up to the Minute: DDB wins YWCA Montreal

Plus: Groupe Police adds new member, Walmart Canada’s president heads to China and more news you may have missed.

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Up to the Minute: Ketchum brings on a new SVP

Plus: Another round of new hires for Shikatani Lacroix and more news you might have missed.

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The Colony Project expands to Quebec

The Citizen Relations sister shop heads to Quebec to support its client base there.

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Up to the Minute: New wins for Environics, Faulhaber

Plus: Video streaming on mobile grows and more news you might have missed.

MEC

NKPR wins business for outdoor retailer MEC

The agency takes on PR duties for the co-op brand as it opens new stores in Canada this year.

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National adds new VP, director

Shannon Emily Davidson and Candi Jeronimo join the PR shop’s consumer marketing team.