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Hilarious Fake Campaign Ads Remind Toronto That Anyone's Better Than Rob Ford Other dirtbags have a shot

Not since Alice Cooper ran for governor of Arizona under the slogan "A troubled man for troubled times" have we seen such refreshingly honest political advertising. Actually, these new campaign ads,…

March 31, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT

Duracell Bus Shelter in Montreal Heats Up When Everyone Holds Hands You're friendly, aren't you?

Nothing enhances a commute like coming into physical contact with a bunch of strangers at the bus stop. Cossette's "Moments of Warmth" campaign for Duracell had public-transport patrons in chilly Montreal…

March 12, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

Endless Winter Isn't So Bad If You're Doing Outdoor Ads for Dandruff Shampoo Selsun Blue lets it snow in Montreal

Montreal agency lg2 found a goofy but practical use for all the snow this winter—it made it look like dandruff gone berkserk on outdoor ads for Selsun Blue. Pity the…

March 3, 2014, 11:36 AM EST

Google Creates 'Street View' of World's Largest Polar Bear Neighborhood Highlights impact of climate change

Google is always testing the limits of its all-seeing eye, and the tech giant's newest project puts its relentless reach to good use. Partnering with Polar Bears International to raise awareness…

February 28, 2014, 11:46 AM EST

Your Moment of Zen: Krispy Kernels Returns With Another Hilariously Strange Ad Oddvertising done right

Canadian snack maker Krispy Kernels had a sleeper hit a couple of years ago with its "Couch" commercial, a delightful bit of oddvertising that absconded from Cannes with a bronze…

February 26, 2014, 10:25 AM EST

Check Out Tide's Extensive Vine Push for the Olympics P&G brand seems dedicated to social video

Tide's focus on Vine doesn't seem like it's going to be cut down any time soon. Following up on its Halloween effort with Twitter's social videos, the Procter & Gamble brand…

February 21, 2014, 2:24 PM EST

Watch Cats Basically Hump Direct Mail Coated With Kitty Crack How to do fliers for cat litter

In retrospect, it seems obvious. To get cats to pay attention to your direct mail, just soak the damn fliers in catnip—and watch the kitties lose their minds when the…

February 18, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

No Means No, but What Means Yes? Ads Say Sexual Consent Must Be 'Loud and Clear' Campus campaign from Canada

When it comes to sex, a reluctant "yes," "OK" or "sure" doesn't qualify as a green light, according to a Canadian campaign encouraging "enthusiastic consent." "Real consent is mutual and sure.…

February 12, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

For Better or Worse, Here's How McNuggets Are Made Pink slime? No. Beige mash with skin? Yep!

Remember pink slime? McDonald's Canada continues its crusade for McFood transparency with a new video aimed at proving Chicken McNuggets are not made from the pastel meat goop seen in…

February 6, 2014, 9:41 AM EST

Diversity PSA Misses the Mark by Saying Two-Man Luge Is 'a Little Gay' Juvenile humor simply plays up stereotypes

Prepping for a two-man luge race looks like two dudes humping, says a new PSA from a Canadian equal rights group protesting Russia's anti-gay laws ahead of the 2014 Winter…

February 5, 2014, 12:17 PM EST

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