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Jay Bertram joins NABS

The former TBWA president is the organization’s new executive director.

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Up to the Minute: New hires in the post-production world

Plus, changes for Mediacom in Toronto and more news you may have missed.

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Check It Out: Forty Creek finds a good place on TV

The whisky brand is embarking on its most expensive campaign yet as it aims to tell its brand story to Canadians.

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What you need to know after F8

Three developments advertisers should keep in mind about chat, AR and VR following Facebook’s annual conference.

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Tech in Action: Take a drive far, far away

Nissan uses VR to show off how its safety features would fare in the world of Star Wars.

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Skyn’s sexy talk bot reveals more than 1s and 0s

Jam3 outlines how to anticipate human interaction (and add sensuality) with voice tech.

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How L’Oreal is exploring AI-powered chat

The company has partnered with Automat on a series of new services and will open a global “AI centre for excellence” in Montreal.

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Check it out: Don’t drive high. Don’t eat this stuff.

A strange menu rails against driving high as Canada contemplates legalizing weed.

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2017 Young Lions and Young Marketers finalists revealed

See the Canadians who have a shot at representing the country in Cannes this year.

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Bicom expands L’Oreal portfolio

The PR shop picks up new assignments for the L’Oreal Professionnel and Roger & Gallet brands.

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Mott’s Clamato adds a dollop of comedy

The brand taps actor Dan Levy to support its Caesar-focused social contest.

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Plan gives child marriage the finger

Why the non-profit simplified the message and made a more provocative statement ahead of taking its campaign national.

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Check it out: Tim Hortons gets in with the coffee snobs

The chain promoted its new lattes by infiltrating a trendy neighbourhood with a hip, minimalist cafe.

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Aldo taps new agency partners

The company separates PR mandates for its two major banners as it pursues an omnichannel approach.