aibrain1

IBM to launch new AI adoption tool

The company wants to make it easier to adopt the emerging tech by addressing concerns about talent and transparency.

hboalexa

Tech in Action: HBO brings voice tech to kids

The network has created a voice-powered game for Alexa that aims to educate and engage kids.

shridhar-gupta-678685-unsplash

Apply Digital comes to Toronto

Led by Andrew Kirby, the Vancouver-based digital product studio is looking to make inroads with clients in eastern Canada.

harp

TribalScale hires new VP for Venture Studios

Harp Gahunia will lead operations of the program as it prepares to scale its next class of startups with corporate partners.

mias

2018 MIAs shortlist: Best Use of Media

A look at nominees in the category that celebrates the top achievements in audio, video, OOH and more.

PL_pass_the_bill1616_cor

Leaf Forward turns the Cannabis Act into rolling papers

The cannabis-focused business accelerator is celebrating legalization, as well as the work activists and leaders did to make it happen.

the-creative-exchange-530515-unsplash

How to capture consumers with branded podcasts: column

Eighty-Eight’s Fatima Zaidi offers words of advice for how to make sure consumers actually listen to your content.

Sheila

Hill+Knowlton names next president and CEO

Sheila Wisniewski replaces Goldy Hyder at the helm of the public relations firm.

ChefsPlate

Chefs Plate acquired by HelloFresh

The deal creates the largest meal kit provider in Canada with expected revenues of $200 million in 2019.

mediaInnovationAwardsTrophies

2018 MIAs shortlist: Best Use of Digital

Day three of our look at this year’s nominees covers the largest category yet.

grantgarrison

Public expands its ranks

A lead for its U.S. business are among numerous hires the social impact agency has made in recent months.

Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons takes support for hockey to Kenya

The QSR brought twelve players from the country’s only team to Canada as part of its annual hockey campaign.

Conflict Leadership Team 2018

Conflict names managing director

Tamara Staines reunites with founders Niall Kelly and Jason Last as the agency responds to recent business growth.

unnamed

Interval House sets up a booth at a wedding show

The shelter for women showcased products at Canada’s Bridal Show to raise awareness about spousal abuse.