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Why Casey House created new episodes of Friends and The Office

The re-edited episodes aim to give more reach to the non-profit’s mission of breaking through stigma of HIV/AIDS.

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Remembering John Burghardt

Former strategy editor Mark Smyka remembers the adman and columnist, before looking back on some of his writing.

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WW Canada expands into the subscription box space

A partnership with truLOCAL helps the brand with its recent goals of being more digitally relevant to younger members.

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Wiser’s and Boston Pizza ‘leap’ into gathering time

The two brands extend their positionings around bringing friends together with a promotion tied to the Leap Year.

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How do Chinese consumers shop in Canada?

A Vivintel reports finds they are twice as likely to participate in sales events but less likely to buy in-store.

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Aura taps female nutrition market with new grocery partnerships

How the B.C.-based supplement maker seeks to carve out space in a competitive sector.

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Metro picks an ‘irresistible’ kombucha look

A student design contest gave the grocery banner insights about a new product category and private label.

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Nando’s enlists Spicy P for spicy sauce

From Shopper Marketing Report: The chain taps Pascal Siakam to build recognition for the restaurant and its CPG offerings.

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Trust in business leaders down as expectations grow

Canadians expect CEOs to speak out on social issues, but don’t trust their ability to address challenges, Edelman finds.

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Tim Hortons ‘modernizes’ Roll Up The Rim to be more sustainable

The QSR is looking to reverse the fortunes of its flagship promotion while also pushing customers to register with its loyalty program.

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Elemental adds to creative and client leadership

The agency promotes Scott Fess and Justin Haberman to free up its other execs to focus on higher-level clients.

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What can CMOs learn from the launch of Disney+?

Three factors help explain how Disney’s streaming service hit 10 million subscribers in one day, suggests a Forrester report.