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Topic: Canada

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Remarkable Ads Protest the Absurdity of the Open-Carry Gun Policy at Kroger

Skateboards no, firearms yes

Agencies have taken many approaches to creating memorable gun-control ads. Grey Toronto's latest work for Moms Demand Action, opposing an open-carry gun policy in Kroger supermarkets, is thought-provoking—and notably restrained…

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