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PR AOY Gold: North Strategic does it their way

How the young, fast-growing shop landed the top spot in the competition’s newest category.

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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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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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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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2013 Agencies of the Year

John St., OMD and Tribal Worldwide take home top honours in this year’s awards, plus find out who snagged Silver, Bronze and Honourable Mentions.

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AOY Gold/DAOY Bronze: John St.’s digital school of thought

The agency takes top prize as AOY and gets Bronze honours in DAOY for work with WWF, Zellers, Mitsubishi, Stanfield’s, Carly Fleischmann and Kobo.

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Media Director of the Year and Next Media Star

Karine Courtemanche takes the Media Director of the Year honour, while Jacquie Albrecht is named Next Media Star.

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DAOY Gold: Tribal deepens tech ties

The agency earns top prize as Digital AOY for work for Canadian Tire, BC Dairy Association and the Canadian Tourism Commission.

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MAOY Gold: OMD grows for Gold

The agency takes the top media award for work for Subaru, McDonald’s and Lay’s.