Josh Kolm

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In Brief: Director X’s prodco heads to the U.S.

Plus, AntiSocial adds two to support its growth, while Apex and Ruckus grow their client roster internationally.

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Publicis Groupe got back to positive organic growth in Q1

Strong performance in North America, as well as its digital and data operations, helped the company beat its expectations.

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In Brief: Government takes equity stake in Air Canada

Plus, Camden adds a VP in Montreal and Open brings on a new creative team following client wins.

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Here is the Advertising shortlist jury for the 2021 Marketing Awards

Nearly 40 industry pros will help narrow down the field of entrants.

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Cannes Lions announces 2021 jury members

Six judges will represent Canada and evaluate work using a digital judging platform.

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In Brief: COVID-19 adds to The Beer Store’s troubles

Plus, M5 will help True Hockey with growth goals as its new AOR and Mike Weir becomes the newest face of Golf Town.

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In Brief: Cannes Lions goes fully digital

Plus, Marketing Hall of Legends names 2021 inductees, Zeno Group hires new VPs and Calgary Co-Op picks a new agency.

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In Brief: LG to exit smartphone market

Plus, Air Canada calls off Transat acquisition after hitting a regulatory wall in Europe.

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Up to the Minute: The French Shop hires new ECD

Plus, the GDC teams up with seven agencies on a BIPOC scholarship program and the ICA adds to its training resources.

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Deloitte acquires AI firm Groundswell

The consultancy’s second data acquisition this year adds end-to-end capabilities in machine learning and business analytics.

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Canadian retail sales began 2021 on an uneven note

Ed Strapagiel’s latest analysis shows a wide variance between categories, as well as recovery trends from the end of last year.

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Up to the Minute: IKEA makes a trip downtown

Plus, Citoyen names new leader in Quebec and BIMM picks up an assignment from Trillium Health.

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George Weston to sell Weston Foods

The company says it intends to focus on retail and real estate, and has made some executive changes at Loblaw.

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Up to the Minute: Doug & Partners names new managing director

Plus, Le Chateau is up for sale and Weber fires up the grill with a new AOR.

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Syd Kessler passes away at 74

The radio heavyweight and NABS co-founder was also one of Canada’s earliest proponents of digital advertising and ecommerce.