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Do you have the foresight to weather this storm?

Marketers need to look to their company’s mission to ensure it ends up on the right side of history, says Provident’s Wojtek Dabrowski.

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View from the C-Suite: Maple Leaf’s $3 billion opportunity

Last year, the meat company saw 30% growth in plant proteins. Greenleaf president Dan Curtin explains what’s next.

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Non-essential businesses to close in Ontario, Quebec

Here are the businesses and stores that will and won’t be allowed to continue operation in the two provinces, beginning Wednesday.

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Inside the Competition Bureau’s focus on digital ads

Influencer marketing seems to be an area due for enforcement action, as are claims related to COVID-19.

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Lessons for brands from sponsorship marketing

Even with events cancelled, MKTG’s Michael Beckerman says Reebok and Chipotle are showing how the practice remains relevant.

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Grocers raise pay and boost safeguards for frontline employees

How the changes fit with priorities currently important to public perception.

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H&R Block pivots with a changing new tax season

The firm’s retail operations and annual ad campaign needed to change in response to COVID-19 and extended CRA deadlines.

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Why ad agencies need to help fix public behaviour

John and Carrie Bradley implore advertisers to use their powers of persuasion now to prevent more draconian restrictions down the line.

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Cannabis industry copes with social distancing

There is demand for product, but marketing and retail in the category has been disrupted as much as any other.

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Why Interac is planning for the marketing impacts of COVID-19

Even the payment brand finds itself among those reexamining current advertising efforts and making plans for an uncertain future.

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How agencies are keeping morale up

As WFH changes the way they work, CloudRaker, Jam3 and Sophomore have devised ideas to keep talent connected.

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More retail categories alter operations

While many stores will close for at least two weeks, others are limiting hours in order to give Canadians access to goods they need.

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Quebecers most concerned about COVID-19

However, a study by Dalhousie University and Angus Reid shows concern levels don’t always correlate with behaviour.

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Nissan Canada rotates leadership positions

Steve Rhind will become managing director of Infiniti, while Adam Paterson will become director of marketing on the Nissan brand.