post id 0: Cannes Digest: Festival begins with 31 shortlist nods
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Cannes Digest: Festival begins with 31 shortlist nods

Monday morning brings news of nominations for nine Canadian agencies across five categories.

post id 1: Canada lands on Design, Mobile, Radio and Outdoor shortlists
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Canada lands on Design, Mobile, Radio and Outdoor shortlists

The country received 23 more Cannes Lion nominations Monday morning, but was shut out of Print & Publishing.

post id 2: Eight Health Lion noms for Canada
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Eight Health Lion noms for Canada

Cossette, John St. and Grey are in the running for a Lion across categories that span fundraising and brand-led education.

post id 3: Longo’s butters up dads
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Longo’s butters up dads

The grocery store is giving away a hot “butter fountain” to get consumers to consider eating lobster on Father’s Day.

post id 4: Cannes Lions sees drop in award entries
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Cannes Lions sees drop in award entries

The festival recorded a decrease as a result of category restructuring and Publicis Groupe’s decision not to participate.

post id 5: The&Partnership grows across departments
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The&Partnership grows across departments

New CDs and its first director of people and operations are among the recent additions at the agency.

post id 6: Up to the Minute: Republic wins Insurance for Children
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Up to the Minute: Republic wins Insurance for Children

Plus, Punch Canada makes several hires, and The Colony Project gives The Common Good a female focus.

post id 7: WestJet renews Las Vegas experiential push
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WestJet renews Las Vegas experiential push

Passengers get access to unique experiences in the city as part of the airline’s second destination campaign with Rethink.

post id 8: Shoppable Stories come to Instagram
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Shoppable Stories come to Instagram

Ecommerce gets added to the increasingly popular social content format.

post id 9: Tech in Action: Tic Tac’s chewy Snapchat lens
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Tech in Action: Tic Tac’s chewy Snapchat lens

Chewing helps power a pair of Snapchat games supporting the mint brand’s recent foray into the gum business.

post id 10: Nvidia becomes latest to open AI hub in Toronto
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Nvidia becomes latest to open AI hub in Toronto

The computer hardware company will double its team working on machine learning in the city.

post id 11: Finn AI strikes partnership with Visa
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Finn AI strikes partnership with Visa

Using the credit card company’s Developer Platform, the Vancouver startup will improve the tech behind its chatbots.

post id 12: The CASSIES become Effie Canada
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The CASSIES become Effie Canada

The ICA partners with the international awards program to recognize Canadian marketing effectiveness on a global stage.

post id 13: Cheil Canada bolsters creative department
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Cheil Canada bolsters creative department

A new team is the latest addition made since the agency hired a new ECD last year.