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Broken Heart Love Affair adds to creative, client and production teams

Two CCOs and a creative director of design are among 11 recent hires at the agency.


CMA president and CEO John Wiltshire to retire

Chief diversity officer and chief of staff Sartaj Sarkaria will lead on an interim basis while an executive search is conducted.


A reality check on the metaverse

Are we on the brink of a social media-level paradigm shift, or do expectations need to be brought back into the real world?


Stagwell acquires Dyversity to add multicultural expertise

With its services in high demand, the agency will collaborate with others in the Doner Partner Network locally and globally.

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In Brief: Cossette picks new head of strategy in Vancouver

Plus, Universal Music Canada rebrands its in-house creative agency and Innocean promotes two to VP roles.


Moxie’s, Denny’s Canada owner picks new agencies

Full Punch, Mediacom and Thinkingbox will lead work on Northland Properties’ hospitality brands in Canada and internationally.

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Loblaw to acquire Lifemark therapy and rehab clinics

The deal is meant to complement Shoppers’ health services and give it a bigger place in the $11 billion physiotherapy market.


Canadian Tire unveils multi-billion omnichannel investment plan

The retailer plans to spend big on loyalty, owned brands and new retail experiences over the next four years.


In Brief: Innocean bolsters its Kia team

Plus, Rock-It picks up Mary Brown’s PR work and Energi wins assignment with Toronto cleantech company.

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The Local Collective named AOR for St Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation

The agency’s “post-pandemic campaign” will tap the hospital’s roots in Toronto’s west end.


Ad companies are cutting ties to Russia

Cannes Lions and WPP are among those making announcements today, while one local director has started a relief drive.


WestJet looks for value in Sunwing acquisition

The move is not just to bolster the airline’s leisure business, but to maintain its position in the low-cost travel market.


IPG Health names new Canadian leadership

The president and CCO of New York’s Area 23 will work with local agency leaders to optimize the combined offering.

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Canada’s Marketing Hall of Legends unveils class of 2022

Agency founders, brand execs and an ad lawyer are among this year’s inductees.


In Brief: Salt XC buys a fellow commerce-focused agency

Plus, Hill+Knowlton names new leader in Toronto and Mint hires a new group strategy director from Sid Lee.