Agencies

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Media Directors of the Year: Courtemanche and Warring tie for tops

We couldn’t pick just one. Read up on how the PHD/Touche and Dentsu Aegis execs secured their wins.

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AOY Silver: Rethink digs up winning ideas

From “piss off Putin” briefs to uber-successful Molson Canadian fridges, this Toronto agency is basking in a glowing year.

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DAOY Silver: From A to Zulu: how to stick to your creative guns

Nothing’s stopping this indie shop from being the most creative company in the world.

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MAOY Silver: Planning for success at PHD

The agency breaks down the barriers in its approach to media.

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B!G Gold: Taxi and Canadian Tire show off true north strength

Nothing says Canadiana like a truck made out of pure ice.

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PR AOY Silver: Narrative fashions its own storyline

The Bensimon Byrne shop has moved into the big leagues and forged its own unique identity along the way.

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B!G Silver: Rethink unlocks national pride for Molson

How a travelling beer fridge took the world by storm.

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B!G Bronze: JWT and Mazda reinvent the test drive

The pair turned the big screen into a driving machine.

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AOY Bronze: DDB’s partner quest

From turning down pitches to opening a Montreal office, this Canadian network has had a banner year.

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MAOY Bronze: MEC’s groundbreaking year

The media agency is building on its Momentum, beefing up analytical tools and ditching the digital department.

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PR AOY Bronze: Veritas expands its influence

The shop plans to amp up its influencer engagement with its new Growth & Innovation Lab.

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DAOY Bronze: Proximity goes big on data

How the agency is structuring itself to deal with a numbers-heavy future.

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Dr. Bernstein Clinics names AOR

Giants & Gentlemen picks up the account, which isn’t without its challenges: the weight loss clinic has faced caution from regulators for its ads in the past.

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Investors Group goes with DDB

The Toronto office of the agency will handle a brand refresh, with first work expected in 2015.

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Twist Image picks up Treasury Wine Estates

The global winery was looking for a partner to help it transform, picking the creative shop to lead digital in North America.