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Brand thinkers make the industry go ’round

Editor Jennifer Horn on promoting agency powers of building empathy, humanity and brave thinking into brands.

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The opportunities Myant is exploring in textile tech

From the Tech newsletter: With new AOR The Turn Lab, the company is preparing to show the impact it can have on different sectors and consumers.

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National Bank, Desjardins invest into Mylo

The fintech app will develop new products with support from the banks, aligning with their own digital goals.

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Is your digital transformation missing the human element?

A report shows that engaging with employees across departments, as well as consumers, is a key focus for technology leaders.

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Maple Leaf has gone carbon neutral

The food company claims that setting new targets and investing in sustainability projects have reduced its net footprint to zero.

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Canopy Growth helps Drake launch cannabis company

More Life Growth Company is taking a wellness-focused approach to distributing to global markets.

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UNICEF Canada outlines the rights of kids, both big and small

The non-profit has launched a new campaign to make global causes more relateable to Canadian audiences.

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Meghan Nameth named SVP of marketing at Hudson’s Bay

The former PwC Canada exec will oversee brand, marketing and PR at a difficult time for the department store chain.

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2019 Agency of the Year: Design

Our final category looks at the agencies infusing design craft across their work.

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Publicis Toronto names new president

Long-time staffer and former CMO Brett McIntosh takes on leadership of the office.

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CDSS and Google want voice assistants to be more inclusive of Down syndrome

The new campaign asks people with the disorder to donate their voices and improve voice-recognition models.

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Co-chairs announced for 2020 SIA Awards

Unilever’s Gina Kiroff and Loblaw’s Cheryl Grishkewich will lead a jury awarding the best brand and shopper activations.

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2019 Agency of the Year: PR

This year’s top agencies found new ways to enhance their offering with a focus on creative.

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2019 PR AOY Bronze: Edelman brings in creative guns

How the shop is growing beyond its PR roots, with a greater focus on building on its data and creative capabilities.