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Up to the Minute: Aga Khan Museum picks Havas

Plus, Brandfire hires four and Blakely adds director of digital and strategy integration.

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Citizen partners with Provident Communications

The deal deepens the agency’s capabilities in corporate PR, B2B media relations and crisis management.

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Tim Hortons’ reputation falls sharply in annual survey

Google once again topped the list of most admired companies, while Samsung got the largest bump in the rankings.

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National hires SVP of financial and crisis comms

Andrea Mandel-Campbell replaces Ronald Alepian and will manage both practices from Toronto.

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Ad Standards releases influencer disclosure guide

The guidelines will help online personalities and brands that work with them make their connection clear to consumers.

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How to fix PR’s gender imbalance

NKPR’s Natasha Koifman offers steps to support women and end stereotypes about what they bring to the industry.

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National hires SVP of strategy and integration

Becca Young will look to help the firm expand adoption of its non-traditional offerings.

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Environics Communications rebrands as Proof

The firm brings its group of companies under a single brand identity, but its leadership remains unchanged.

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Media Profile wins OpenTable

The Toronto PR firm will oversee media and influencer relations, as well as event activations.

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Robert MacLean joins ICA leadership

The communications veteran will head the organization’s new PR and content unit.

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Up to the Minute: Republic gets into content creation

Plus, MacIntyre names PR director, Bell’s SnackableTV comes out of beta and more news you may have missed.

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GCI Group names new president

Joseph Peters replaces Marion MacKenzie as the leader of the Hill + Knowlton-owned communications shop.

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Citizen Relations wins Netflix, GoRVing

The year starts off strong for the PR agency with two big account wins.

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Up to the Minute: A trio of wins for Brookline PR

Plus, NKPR lands three new clients of its own and more news you may have missed.

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National names VP of marketing technology

Hide Ozawa will support the firm’s Canadian offices and work with teams in the U.S. through Shift Communications.