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Up to the Minute: Talk Shop Media acquires Brix Media

Plus, Zendatamarketing gets Dairy Farmers work, ICA picks 2018 board and more news you may have missed.

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PRAOY Gold: Edelman’s trust in the process

A “communications marketing” approach and boosting internal talent has put the agency on the podium.

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PRAOY Silver: The Colony Project holds its own

The offshoot agency has increased its staff and expanded to Montreal.

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Agency of the Year 2017: Insights from the podium

A deeper look at how Lg2, No Fixed Address, Mindshare and Citizen Relations scored Bronze at this year’s awards.

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PRAOY Bronze: Citizen Relations plots its future path

The agency is releasing two measurement tools, while also focusing on diversification and globalization.

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Mint picks up new AOR assignments

The agency will handle a range of work for Nespresso and Vitamix.

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FleishmanHillard, High Road to merge

The PR shops will combine their expertise in crisis management and digital in a move expected to close early next year.

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National makes three senior appointments

The agency names new leadership in Quebec and adds veteran public affairs expertise in Toronto.

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Kwittken will help build hype for Invictus Games

The MDC shop will handle communications for the National Flag Tour ahead of the September event in Toronto.

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Are celebrity gift lounges worth it? (column)

With TIFF drawing celebrities and sponsors to the spotlight, Dina Vieira points to pitfalls in one popular strategy.

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Pomp & Circumstance wins Huawei Canada

The Chinese smartphone maker picks the PR shop to drive its growth in this market.

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Media Profile wins M&M Food Market

The shop will lead the strategy for communicating the refreshed brand’s positioning to Canadians.

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Pomp & Circumstance wins Toronto’s Union Station

The major transit hub is the latest in a string of summer wins for the PR shop.

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Environics wins Google

The tech giant moves from Media Profile to a new shop, which will handle its media relations and public affairs.

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Billy Bee searches for sweetness

The brand reinforces its 100% Canadianness by celebrating our kindest towns.