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Mark Pileggi joins TBWA\Toronto

The former BBDO VP joins the agency to help disrupt things as its new director of digital and operations.

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Pound & Grain lands in Toronto

With more RFPs coming out of Toronto and more clients with national footprints, the Vancouver shop opens in the Big Smoke.

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Target to discontinue Canadian operations

Despite a big initial marketing push, the retailer will shutter its 133 locations amid empty shelves and heavy competition.

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Ubisoft picks BBR for entire portfolio

The Montreal agency picks up the account from Publicis based on its work for Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry 4.

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Submissions for 2015 Cause + Action awards now open

Calling all do-gooders! Did you work on a brand campaign that made the world a better place? Enter now.

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The mind of the modern shopper

BrandSpark’s Canadian Shopper Study shows that despite gains in the desire for innovation, value is still king.

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A shiny new PR shop launches

Toronto-based Shine hopes to attract lifestyle brands, and will work with partner agency Tag’s existing clients on PR needs.

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Taxi bolsters senior ranks

The WPP agency is hoping to kick the year off right, promoting six men into leadership roles.

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A third of Canadian millennials find brands annoying

What’s more, only 26% consider brands an important part of their lives.

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AToMiC jury revealed

As the Jan. 23 entry deadline approaches, check out who will judge this year’s best in creative, entertainment, tech and media innovation.

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Kraft hits close to home

To promote this year’s Hockeyville campaign, the food co is tapping into girls hockey with a mini-documentary.

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Now trending in media and tech

Will 2015 be the year that contactless payment finally takes off? How about wearables, internet-connected devices or 3D printing? Where does video stand? Deloitte’s annual survey takes a look.