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Topic: Canada

These Fake Local Grocery Ads Brilliantly Skewer Northern Canada's Surreal Food Prices

Driving home the crisis in Nunavut

If you want to pay $48 for a bag of flour, head to northern Canada. It might even come with the same cheesy smile that your local grocer promises in…

A Toronto Mall's Sexy Santa Is So Hot, Even Adults Want to Sit in His Lap

Time to practice your 'Santa, Baby' serenade

Toronto readers, you're in luck: At the Yorkdale Shopping Center, one sexy mall Santa is melting the Internet. Time to make a furry new allegiance, Team Jacob. Since the first department store…

All Is Not Merry and Bright in the Season's Most Shocking Retail Holiday Window

When silent nights are sinister

Retailers pull out all the stops for the holidays, which makes it a great time for window shopping: There's nothing like an enchanted display to make you feel delightfully childlike…

This Agency's 'Jingle Butts' Video Gets Holiday Card Season Off to a Cheeky Start

Zulu Alpha Kilo gets slap happy

Stumped for a fun way to say happy holidays? Try playing "Jingle Bells" with any of your private parts, and you're all but guaranteed to get a reaction.  Kmart famously did…

Clothing Line for People Who Use Wheelchairs Rebrands to Be Much More Than Fashionable

IZ focuses on wheelchair accessibility

Here's a stylish corporate rebranding that's also designed to make the world easier to navigate for folks who use wheelchairs. For a half-dozen years, Canadian couturier Izzy Camilleri, whose star clients…

Grocery Chain Reminds Shoppers to Check Their Melons in Cheeky Breast Cancer Stunt

Nesters Market's fruitful makeover

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but that doesn't mean refraining from making breast puns until next fall. Up in Canada, the Nesters Market grocery chain is giving its melons…

If You're Not Targeting Unborn Babies With Your Advertising, You've Already Lost

Taxi and BBDO can explain

If you're still obsessed with millennials, you've way behind the curve. Taxi Canada and BBDO Toronto both explain that you need to walk back to the very beginnings of life—newborns, fetuses,…

Jaded About Advertising? Watch This Video and Feel as Inspired as a Clueless Intern Again

Burnett's ode to innocence

It's easy to get disillusioned with advertising after, say, your first few months on the job. But what's not to like, really? You get free food, and free drinks, and…

Watch People in Other Industries React Hilariously to Being Asked for Free Spec Work

Advertising, we have a problem

People in other industries don't provide their would-be clients with "spec work" for free. That would be asinine. So, why do advertising agencies continue to do it? It's not a new…

Ready or Not, Here Comes Your First Big Weepy 2015 Holiday Prank Commercial

Shaw Communications obliges

'Tis the season for heart-tugging brand videos. Wait, already? Just as the holidays seem to come ever earlier in the retail universe—Christmas displays regularly pop up before Halloween—at least one brand…

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