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Topic: Canada

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Everyone in This Ad (and Who Worked on This Ad) Was Paid in Meat

Restaurant tests the limits of barbecue bartering

Ah, the barter system, humanity's oldest economy. And it's alive and well in the modern marketplace—at least if you're using slow-cooked meat as currency. Canadian restaurant chain Montana's Cookhouse & Bar…

Jaws in Lake Ontario? Nah, It Was Just a Shark Week Video Prank

Discovery hoax causes some gnashing of teeth in Canada

If you thought there was something fishy about that YouTube video of a shark swimming off Lake Ontario's Wolfe Island, you were absolutely right. The clip—uploaded on July 10, with nearly…

Why Actually Talk to People When You Can Just Speak in Netflix References?

Streaming service helps you break big news (and hearts) in new ads

To help expand its reach in Canada, Netflix has released a series of new ads that play off the streaming video service's role as a sort of cultural watering hole…

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