Agencies

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Edelman hires a CD in Vancouver

Ryan Semeniuk joins as the agency looks to offer more creative integrated communications.

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PROMO! Awards shortlist revealed

Did you activate on all the right levels? Check out which brand activation programs made the cut this year.

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Check it out: Irish ad folks told to go home

A recent out-of-home campaign for The Social House isn’t quite what it seems.

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Up to the Minute: Tag’s new ECD

Plus: Imedia wins Parks Canada, Ipsos’ first CMO and other news you might have missed this week.

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Colour joins CHR Group

The agency will also open an office in New York, looking to expand its business and draw services from others in the network.

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DDB rebrands its CRM and shopper marketing units

Rapp Canada is now Track DDB, while ShopperDDB becomes TracyLocke Canada.

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MDC Partners launches new health agency

Antidote 360 will include a presence in Toronto.

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New agency to address perceived research gap

Shopper Strategy and Research hones in on the need to distinguish between consumers and shoppers along the path-to-purchase.

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Ariad Communications acquired by U.S. firm

The Toronto agency will be combined with Bluespire Marketing.

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Y&R folded into Taxi

Global chairman Peter Stringham says losing some clients was the main motivator behind the move.

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Agency collective Kyu acquires Sid Lee

The deal will allow the shop to build business in Asia while retaining its name and staff.

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Bleublancrouge adds six new partners

The agency says the addition of two senior-level women will bring positive change to the agency.

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KBS Toronto wins Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation

The shop’s Cause Company division will lead strategy and creative for the organization.

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Thinkingbox hires a CD in Toronto

Christopher Halminen is the digital production agency’s first creative in the city.

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Dare Vancouver becomes Camp Pacific

The Vision7 shop gets a new name and office, but will retain its current client base.