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Topic: Canada

Ad of the Day: Life Isn't Easy for a Man Made of Skittles in Candy Brand's Mockumentary Struck by a rainbow

The best Skittles advertising has always been about anatomical oddities. The examples are endless: the sheepboys, the guy with the living beard, the man whose touch turns everything to Skittles,…

December 11, 2014, 9:08 AM EST

A Globe-Spanning Gift Was Secretly in Store for This London Bar Packed With Canadians Air Canada buys everyone a round to remember

Wherever you travel around the world, you'll always find Canadians gathering together, sharing stories and racking up an impressive bar tab. But this batch was especially lucky. Last week, Air Canada…

December 3, 2014, 5:21 PM EST

This Great Billboard for a Magic Festival Is Like Its Own Little Magic Show A mop with a mind of its own

Ever wonder what Harry Potter would do with an ad campaign? Have a look at this. The Quebec City Magic Festival wanted to make sure people noticed its billboard, so ad…

November 24, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

Mike Myers Does a Hilarious Sears Ad With His Brother, Who's Worked There for Decades Star power for struggling chain's Canadian operation

Sears Canada is struggling mightily, but it has a secret weapon in a celebrity connection. Peter Myers has worked at Sears Canada for 32 years. And it turns out his brother…

November 13, 2014, 11:43 AM EST

Leo Burnett Motivates Employees by Making Them Do Shots and Slapping Them in the Face Hard-hitting program gets great results

Here's the last parody video we're going to post from Strategy magazine's Agency of the Year event in Toronto. It's Leo Burnett's entry, and it seems the agency has found…

November 12, 2014, 8:34 AM EST

This Agency Is Livestreaming a Virtual Tour via a GoPro Strapped to a Dog's Back Sniff out this place until 3 p.m.

It really is the best way to see an agency: the dog's-eye view. Toronto animation, design and VFX studio Crush did it last year, attaching a GoPro camera to its dog…

November 11, 2014, 12:55 PM EST

Canadian Regulators Back Off Plan to Impose a 'Netflix Tax' Streaming service won't have to subsidize TV productions

Canada’s equivalent of the FCC has backed off trying to regulate Netflix by dropping a proposal that has become known as the "Netflix tax." The move could have significant implications for…

November 11, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

DDB Employees Read Mean Tweets About Their Ads That campaign wasn't as great as you thought

DDB Canada takes a page from Jimmy Kimmel's playbook in this amusing video, in which employees read mean tweets about their work. The staffers seem both entertained and mildly horrified as…

November 11, 2014, 7:42 AM EST

This Agency Pulled Off the Vending Machine Stunt to End All Vending Machine Stunts If you've begun to hate this trend, you'll love this one

Tricked-out vending machines have become the vehicle of choice for brands to push all sorts of zany promotions or social media stunts. We're almost to the point where if you…

November 10, 2014, 12:31 PM EST

Why Every Marketing Person in Canada Is Cursing the Name of This One Agency (NSFW) What is going on at Cossette, anyway?

Today in amusing Canadian agency videos, we have this one from Cossette—in which marketing people all over the country ask the same bewildered question: "What the fuck is going on…

November 6, 2014, 10:51 AM EST

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