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Department of Finance Canada - Canada Investment and Savings has picked Publicite Martin of Montreal and Vickers & Benson of Toronto to handle advertising for its savings and investment products, including Canada Savings Bonds....

Department of Finance Canada – Canada Investment and Savings has picked Publicite Martin of Montreal and Vickers & Benson of Toronto to handle advertising for its savings and investment products, including Canada Savings Bonds.

Public Works and Government Services Canada has offered a pool of nine agencies standing offers to handle sponsorship, marketing, communications and advertising services as needed. The agencies are Armada, Communications Coffin, Everest, Groupaction, Lafleur Communications Marketing, TNC Multicom, Gosselin, Bristol Group and Compass Communications.

Padulo Integrated of Toronto has recently picked up two new pieces of Web-based business. The first is NovaForum, a Canadian-based online dispute resolution service that offers alternatives to litigation with The Electronic Courthouse. The agency as also been appointed AOR for yourlogogoeshere.com (ylgh.com), a promotional products and branding service.

Fidelity Investments Canada of Toronto has appointed its media business to Media Experts, an account estimated at more than $8 million.

New in review:

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission is looking for a national advertising agency to provide a full range of communications services including planning, advertising and PR. The budget is unknown. Letters of interest must be received before 5:00 p.m., June 29. Contact Larry Payne, senior project coordinator for Public Works and Government Services, at (613) 993-0195.