Topic: Canada

This Agency's New Website Is a Huge, Hilarious Parody of Terrible Agency Websites

Insipid self-regard, dumb clients, buzzwords and more

As a rule, agency websites are pretty wretched—full of self-congratulation, jargon, "creative" headshots and pompous meditations on proprietary philosophies and processes. But Zulu Alpha Kilo's is the absolute worst—in a…

College Ad With Couple Kissing in the Library Boosted Applications and Just Won an Award

Surprise, sex even sells education!

A college recruitment ad that made waves last year for including a scene of a couple making out in a library has been named the best university commercial of the…

Sexual Consent Ads Ditch the Metaphors and Go Right to the Talking Cartoon Genitals

No 'dancing around the topic'

A well-received video made the rounds last fall that addressed the issue of sexual consent through a metaphor of drinking tea. Based on copy written by blogger Rockstar Dinosaur Pirate…

Ad of the Day: Canadian Beer Sees How Many Absurd Slogans It Can Fit in a Single Ad

Boneshaker spoofs the category's excesses

Tired of Miller Time? Too busy to respond to life's beckon? Found other uses for your right arm? Amsterdam Brewery's Boneshaker Unfiltered IPA knows you're suffering from slogan fatigue. (Probably you…

This McDonald's Billboard Near Whistler Gives Snow Reports via Espresso Drink Toppings

Another winner from Cossette

Cossette in Vancouver has made another tasty McDonald's billboard that skiers and snowboarders heading to Whistler will think is pretty gnar. The ad uses real-time snowfall data to synchronize the whipped…

A Bank Set Up This 10-Foot-Tall ATM to Celebrate the Arrival of NBA All-Stars

Not exactly easy money

It's not often you find yourself admiring a super inconvenient banking feature, but this time is a worthwhile exception. BMO Financial, also known as Bank of Montreal, sparked some digital buzz…

Doritos Ketchup Roses: The Tart, Crunchy Way to Say 'I Love You' This Valentine's Day

BBDO Toronto's tempting bouquet

Forget candy and flowers. Canadian Doritos fans have a much quirkier way to show their love—with a bouquet of ketchup-flavored Doritos roses.  The bouquets, the brainchild of BBDO Toronto, are geared…

LGBTQ Posters in Toronto Schools Send Messages of Love in the Flash of a Camera Phone

JWT changes the conversation around gender

The climate in which kids are growing up is changing dramatically, but schools remain some of the toughest environments to endure when you're marked as different. Thankfully, there's more support…

Why This Agency Just Painted Over a Beautiful Lobby Mural That Took 7 Years to Make

Zulu Alpha Kilo's fresh start

Toronto agency Zulu Alpha Kilo has had an interesting art piece hanging in its lobby since opening in 2008. It started out as a completely white canvas, and over the…

Penningtons Has a Hit With a Full-Figured Yogi Who Puts Your Shaky Headstand to Shame

Who says plus-size women can't do yoga?

Canadian clothing company Penningtons is the latest among a growing number of brands waving the body-positive banner. Its most recent activewear spot, created by lg2, showcases a bad-ass plus-size woman…