PR

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Edelman Calgary gets a new GM

John Larsen steps into the role after 18 months with the agency.

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MSLGroup president heads to new firm

Gayla Brock-Woodland has moved on to lead public affairs firm Ensight.

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Risk, reward and remembering context (column)

Jack Bensimon on the current political climate and the risk of misfiring messages.

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Sephora picks National

The PR agency will lead influencer outreach and communication strategies for the beauty retailer across Canada.

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Media Profile teams with global PR group

PRGN welcomes Toronto agency as first Canadian partner.

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The List: North Strategic’s very big year

Prior to being picked up by MSLGroup, the PR shop brought in 15 new client wins.

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MSLGroup acquires North Strategic

The PR agency and its content arm Notch Video now fall under holding co Publicis Groupe.

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Up to the Minute: MSLGroup adds Quebec leadership

Plus: Wins for Bob’s Your Uncle and Rock-It, and more news you may have missed.

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Up to the Minute: Ketchum wins BMW

Plus: The Cause Company’s new exec director and more news you may have missed.

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PR’s new place

Edelman’s Lisa Kimmel on why, in an era of ad blocking and cord-cutting, marketers should rethink the discipline.

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Clarks makes a content play

The shoe brand blended old and new art forms to promote its latest line.

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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.