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Ad of the Day: WestJet Surprises a Hardworking Dad With the Sweetest Gift for Father's Day Impeccable customer service

Even on Father's Day, advertising has plenty of fun at Dad's expense. But Canadian airline WestJet has just raised the bar with a Father's Day ad that captures everything we…

June 5, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Canadian Zombie Stops Being So Damn Nice in Hilarious Film-Fest Ad Antoine Zombé shows there's life in the old genre yet

A lot of U.S. zombies don't get the chance to see things through the eye holes of their neighbors to the north, mostly because of the constant and distracting craving…

March 17, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Santa Visits Canada First for Airline's Lovely Christmas Miracle WestJet makes passengers' dreams come true

Canadian airline WestJet played Santa to a couple hundred travelers recently, and the result was heartwarming and tear-jerking. Before two flights from Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, to WestJet's home airport in…

December 10, 2013, 8:49 AM EST

General Motors and Orange Partner With Klout Brands look to harness social influencers

General Motors Canada and Orange, the French telecom giant, have partnered with Klout as the brands look to increase social media chatter around their respective products. GM has signed a one-year…

April 2, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT

The Spot: FedEx's Package Deal BBDO Toronto delivers four ads for the price of one in its entertaining new 30-second spot

IDEA: Four ads—with talking turtles, worker ants, mythical dwarf-like creatures and reptilian humanoids—all packed into one 30-second ad? You're going to need some bubble wrap for that. Yet BBDO in…

November 13, 2012, 7:17 AM EST

The Spot: Heart of Darkness CPR makes you undead in this gruesome zombie PSA for Halloween

IDEA: Zombies crave braaaains, but they're also fond of heaaaarts. Your heart keeps you alive, after all, and zombies need you alive to devour you. So, it stands to reason…

October 23, 2012, 4:50 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Budweiser Brand celebrates the return of the Winnipeg Jets by brewing a special batch with water blessed by fans

Budweiser is known as an all-American brand. But of late, it's found a sweet spot north of the border. Budweiser Canada has harnessed Canadian pride—more specifically, Canadian pride about hockey—to deliver…

March 5, 2012, 3:21 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Whistler Film Festival Clichéd Hollywood movies suddenly get more interesting in Dare Vancouver's pear-shaped spots

Indie film festival ads can be wonderfully odd. The movies are often peculiar, so the advertising can be as well. The Melbourne International Film Festival produced a great spot earlier this…

December 7, 2011, 2:27 PM EST

Ad of the Day: FedEx Shipping boxes topple like dominoes in this fun and charming spot from BBDO Toronto

Are you a goose in Canada who needs to send a hockey stick to a puppy in Florida? Worry not. FedEx has you covered. The charming spot below, from BBDO Toronto,…

November 18, 2011, 11:54 AM EST

Major Deals for Canadian Newspapers Glacier Media expands in British Columbia

Glacier Media is buying one of Canada’s oldest newspapers, Times Colonist in Victoria, along with 20 other smaller publications in British Columbia. The Vancouver-based publisher bought Postmedia’s community newspapers portfolio for…

October 19, 2011, 7:54 AM EDT

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