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Topic: Canada

Kraft Is About to Make Over Local Hockey Rinks in the U.S. Too Partnership with NHL, NBC and others migrates from Canada

Hockey is part of the fabric of Canada where for the past eight years Kraft has spent $1.6 million to refurbish local rinks and turn them into showcases for televised,…

September 29, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

Tim Hortons Surprised This Calgary Street by Taking Over a Residential Home Overnight Redefining neighborly

Usually when you wake up and something weird has happened at a neighbor's house, you call the police and get the kids in the basement. But not Tuesday morning on…

September 23, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT

Kin Community's Rosanna Pansino
YouTube Network for Women Raises $12 Million Kin Community eyes Canada for expansion

The YouTube women's network Kin Community has raised $12 million through a Series C funding round, and it will use the cash to hire more talent, add sales staff and…

September 18, 2014, 4:34 PM EDT

Why This BBDO Creative Director Is Lying on the Ground and Licking a Screen for You Carlos Moreno salutes his own work

You can be proud of your ads. But reenacting them in real life? That can get awkward. Carlos Moreno, though, takes one for the team in the video below—a promo for…

September 16, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

Corona Brings Glorious Sunshine to a Shaded Patio in Clever Outdoor Stunt Beer brand sees the light in Toronto

The stars really aligned for Corona—well, one did, anyway—in this clever outdoor stunt from Toronto agency Zulu Alpha Kilo. Check out the video to see how the brand brought extra hours…

September 8, 2014, 1:24 PM EDT

Why Disney and Others Are Wary of Canada's Plan to Unbundle Cable TV Subscriptions Content creators, cable companies face the prospect of less revenue

U.S. content providers are warily eyeing efforts by Canadian regulators to unbundle Canada’s cable TV industry, a move that could eat into the profits of companies like Disney and Comcast…

September 5, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

Publicis Groupe Buys Canada's Nurun Pays $115 million for 14-year-old tech firm

Paris-based Publicis Groupe has acquired digital agency Nurun from Quebecor Media in a $115 million deal. Since its inception in 2000, Nurun has swiftly grown into one of the world's leading…

September 3, 2014, 4:10 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Bissell Cleans a Grimy Subway Floor, but That's Not the Crazy Part Down and dirty product demo

Ravi Dalchand really, really believes in his product. The senior brand manager at Bissell Canada demonstrates the effectiveness of the new Bissell Symphony All-in-One hard floor cleaner (it vacuums and steams…

August 27, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT

See the Painfully Funny Science Museum Ad That Was Too Violent for Canadian TV Man takes a licking, keeps on ticking

The guy in this sublimely sophomoric spot for a Vancouver science museum should be in a world of hurt. Yet he smiles and shrugs off a nail through his shoe, a…

August 27, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

Canada Is Getting a New Video Streaming Service Television industry responds to competitive threat from Netflix

Two of Canada’s largest cable television companies are putting their differences aside and joining forces to launch a new video streaming service as the industry responds in kind to competition…

August 26, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

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