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Cannes Digest: A look at the festival’s first three virtual days

A Grand Prix win for Ogilvy and 80 Canadian nominations have come in since Saturday.

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Fountain Tire takes its birthday celebration online

As drivers look to hit the road again, the contest is the latest way the retailer has been nimble in responding to the pandemic.

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Shift Disturbers: Ashley McKenzie-Barnes makes space for BIPOC creators

Through her agency D.PE and the D.PE Sho Art Foundation, the CD and curator brings creatives into spaces they aren’t usually hired into.

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Canadians are eager for events, unless it’s for charity

IMI’s latest report also suggests an inevitable rebound for foodservice and that in-store ads are a bigger purchase driver than social.

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Cannes 2021: Ogilvy kicks the week off with a Print Grand Prix

The agency nabbed the top award for Dove’s “Courage is Beautiful,” while Rethink, No Fixed Address, Cossette and Leo Burnett also added to Canada’s first batch of awards.

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Inside the Jury Room: Print, Design, Pharma and Health

What trends did Canadian jurors Zak Mroueh, Nancy Crimi-Lamanna, Wendy Turner and Todd Henwood see across the winners?

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Cannes 2021: Another day, another 33 nominations for Canadian agencies

Creative Data, Creative Strategy, Direct, Social and PR brought in another big haul.

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Cannes 2021: Canadian shops pick up 33 more shortlist mentions

Thirteen agencies are in contention for awards across the Design, Outdoor, Print & Publishing and Media categories.

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Cannes 2021: Canadian work earns 11 nominations in Health and Wellness

Seven agencies landed on the shortlist, but the country was shut out from a competitive group of nominees vying for Pharma Lions.

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Tim Hortons develops a new framework to tell its stories

The QSR is deploying an $80 million investment with a focus on real people to re-spark a deep connection with Canadians.

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Harley-Davidson puts safety (and diversity) first

The “Tough Turban” was designed to let Sikh riders hit the road safely while still honouring their faith.

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2021 Marketing Awards Shortlist: Advertising

The final shortlist for this year’s awards covers campaigns across film, press, radio, PR, OOH, digital, direct and more.

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Humber establishes scholarship for BIPOC in PR

Agnostic is leading a group of agencies in an effort to remove financial hurdles that can keep talent away from the industry.

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What can brands learn from fin-fluencers?

TikTok has given rise to a host of Gen Z-friendly creators who dispense digestible advice on complex financial concepts.