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Topic: Canada

Bikes Ride Themselves in This Heart-Pounding Ad for Cycling in Canada

You just have to 'Hop on'

Canada is a great country for cycling, but the bikes aren't going to ride themselves. Well, actually they do in this inventing and intense spot for Cycling Canada from ad…

Uber Sets Up a Curbside Breathalyzer, Drives You Home If You're Over the Limit

'You drink, we drive' in Toronto

Drunk-driving messaging is a naturally fruitful creative area for any taxi or car-service company, and Uber has produced a very cool campaign around the topic with this curbside breathalyzer in…

Homeless People Read Mean Tweets in This Heartbreaking PSA

Another Canadian take on Kimmel's gag

People reading mean tweets is turning into a PSA genre. Last month, the Canadian Safe School Network took Jimmy Kimmel's hit comedy bit, usually featuring celebrities, and repurposed it as a…

The Labels on These Clothes Tell the Tragic Stories of the Workers Who Made Them

Strong stuff from the Canadian Fair Trade Network

The label on a piece of clothing might reveal something about its provenance, but it hardly tells the whole story. The Canadian Fair Trade Network wanted to change that. To…

It's Funny When Celebs Read Mean Tweets. Here's What Happens When Kids Read Them

Canadian spot gets an Indiegogo campaign

"Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" is one of Jimmy Kimmel's most popular segments. It's been spoofed here and there—even by ad agencies. But now, Canadian agency John St. takes the theme…

Halifax's Horrifying Date-Night Ad Will Make You Not Want to Date for a While

Be thankful if you've found someone

The downtown business commission in Halifax, Nova Scotia, created this video to get you to buy one of its date-night packages. But it might force you to give up dating…

Agency Creatives Need to Shut Up About Entering Ad Contests, and Here's Why

Who has time for the National Advertising Challenge?

Attention, creatives: You have actual paying clients, and shouldn't be pissing your time away working on briefs for some cockamamie ad contest. But if you do, at least keep it…

How Jesus and His Marketing Team Came Up With the Craziest Ad Stunt in History

1one Production was there, evidently

Jesus Christ pulled off some pretty impressive brand stunts in his day: turning water into wine; healing the blind; feeding the multitude with the loaves and fishes. But when it…

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…

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…

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