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CMA, GDMA release new global privacy principles

The framework comes after Canada’s privacy commissioner expressed concern about whether new regulations were strong enough.

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Venture relaunches as a CPG ‘growth ecosystem’

From Strategy Daily: Venturepark is combining incubation and marketing to help upstart companies reach their potential.

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In Brief: Former Kraft Heinz CMO joins Kawartha Dairy

Plus, Arrivals + Departures invests in its independence and Engine adds to strategy and design teams.

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Mosaic restructures to work across borders

Already integrating its offering across disciplines, the agency is now doing the same geographically with a series of promotion to help create flexible teams between four offices.

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Fierce Mama founders find hope in tough times

Despite this year’s chaos, the community of working moms formed around the project see long-term change on the horizon.

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Citizen Relations appoints first CCO

Josh Budd will join the agency’s leadership team with aims of driving more creativity across the Citizen network.

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In Brief: T1 names new leadership team

Plus, WPP is moving production to the cloud and Humanity hires Sheng Sinn.

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The next steps for BlueFocus’ international agencies

CEO Brett Marchand has plans to build a centralized data team and expand offerings in Europe, Asia and the U.S.

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CDPQ, CVC acquire majority stake in BlueFocus agencies

The new deal aims to help the firms, including Vision7, pursue growth after the Blue Impact spin-off was shelved last year.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo founder launches scholarship for BIPOC

Zak Mroueh aspires to open doors for 20 BIPOC students to break into advertising.

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BBDO Canada named AOR for Kijiji

The agency will help the leading brand in classifieds with its “ambitious” plans for continued growth.

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Studio M names new leadership

Bryan Reid takes over as president for a departing Mike Mills, as Jennifer Cunningham takes on a strategic VP role.

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Arrivals + Departures restructures client service team

The agency’s two new VPs are part of a larger wave of growth.

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Shift Disturbers: Tosin Adeniyi helps Black youth find their place in ad land

The Nigerian-born account coordinator’s networking efforts bloomed into a mentorship program geared towards giving talent exposure they might not otherwise get.

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How do you feel about the industry’s D&I efforts?

Friday is the last day to complete a survey that is taking a pulse on progress towards more inclusive workplaces.