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Adbank picks 1Milk2Sugars for PR

The boutique agency gets the North American assignment for the advertising-focused cryptocurrency.

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Shine Influencers opens Los Angeles office

The talent management agency is looking to serve its growing number of U.S.-based talent and brand partners.

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Rock-It picks up several assignments

The PR shop makes eight hires on top of new work with Yorkville Village, Simply Protein and The United Way.

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CMA names Kaiser Lachance as communications AOR

The PR shop’s mandate includes supporting the roll out of the body’s Chartered Marketer designation.

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Ireland+Hall picks up luxury real estate client

The boutique agency will handle Canadian PR for The Fives Beach Hotel and Residences.

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Felicity PR creates Content Studios division

The new division and its leadership team formalizes the agency’s branded content offering.

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BMW expands relationship with North Strategic

The agency becomes the automaker’s PR AOR, extending its mandate beyond social and influencer relations.

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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.