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Critical Mass names David Jones VP social

The former Blast Radius executive will begin working with clients Infiniti and HP starting today.


Publicis wins Quebec Press Council

The Montreal agency aims to build public awareness around the press watchdog.


Grip wins Lindt & Sprungli

The Toronto-based agency becomes the Swiss chocolatier’s AOR in Canada.


Deloitte acquires Monitor

The professional services giant boosts its client offering with purchase of the strategy consulting firm.


Lg2 wins Telefilm Canada

The Montreal design agency beat out 27 competitors to promote the government body and the Canadian film industry.

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Leo Burnett grabs Young Guns honour

The Toronto agency is named Design Agency of the Year by the Australia-based competition.

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In the aisles with Rona’s Karim Salabi

Rona’s EVP marketing tells strategy how the retailer is building a new, more compact urban DIY empire.


Joe Jackman’s coming out party

His Canadian agency engineered an amazing New York retail comeback. Now it wants a bigger stage at home.


Marketers of the Year 2012

Mary De Paoli and Sun Life take the top prize, plus winners from P&G, Sport Chek, Shoppers Drug Mart and L’Oréal Canada.

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Marketers of the Year: There’s something about Mary De Paoli

As this year’s overall winner, Sun Life’s CMO brings soul to insurance.


Marketers of the Year: Duncan Fulton retells Sport Chek’s story

Forzani’s chief marketer takes the brand to a digital frontier.


Best brand use of celebrity athletes: Dove & Sport Chek

These macho men were the perfect match for each brand.


Brands replace hockey…with hockey

With the NHL lockout still in effect, sponsors like Kraft, Molson and Sport Check are finding alternatives to teaming up with the pros.


Jackman reinvents itself

The firm that specializes in retail brand makeovers gets one of its own.

WALMART CANADA - Walmart Canada opens new regional office

Stops, starts and changes

Shoppers Drug Mart pilots a personalized promo, Walmart unveils another giant store while Sears debuts a new look.