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Topic: Canada

Finally, Advertising Case Study Videos Get Their Own Award Show

Because you work harder on them than on the ads

Case study videos. I could watch them all day long. They're my favorite form of media entertainment—apart from sitcoms starring Concord grapes, that is. These days, advertising case studies are…

The Best Video Ever About the Sheeplike Insanity of Real-Time Marketing

John St. introduces Reactvertising™

Ever feel like real-time marketing is all about being first, and not about being good? You're not alone. John St., the Toronto agency that regularly produces scathing parody videos about the ad…

1960s Adman Makes a Hilarious and Obscene Visit to a Modern Agency (NSFW)

This guy makes Don Draper look classy

We've already seen how Joan Harris (aka, Christina Hendricks) might adjust to life at a modern ad agency. Well, this guy is way more of a train wreck. Canadian ad agency…

Shell Celebrates 30 Years in Alberta by Selling Gas at 1984 Prices

A blast from the past

It was the best of times, it was the ... well, literally the best of times. Van Halen was the greatest band in the world. George Orwell was totally right…

This Digital Mall Ad Plays Pictionary With You, and Gives Out Fabulous Prizes

Poster suddenly springs to life

Today, everything's an ad. Or a game. Sometimes both. Agency TrojanOne in Toronto created this mall installation in Canada for Mattel's Pictionary. A display that initially appears to be a poster…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Why Tim Hortons Totally Blacked Out This Location in a Small Quebec Town

Customers were in for a fright

Who turned out the lights? Tim Hortons and JWT Toronto plunged customers at one of the coffee and donut chain's Quebec locations into inky darkness for a prank introducing a new…

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