Topic: Canada

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…

For $1, You Can Get Your Name in the Credits of a Campaign Being Entered in The One Show

The economical way of becoming a creative star

If you thought ad awards were all about the money—well, it seems you were right. In a cheeky stunt, Canadian agency Rethink is crowdfunding a campaign whose credit list is for…

Are You Out There, Gary? Classified Ad Seeks This Girl's Father, Last Seen in 1969

Who doesn't know she exists

Here's your classified ad of the day.  A freewheeling 1960s fling between a nurse and a pharmaceutical salesman led to the birth of a baby girl in 1970 who never met…

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,…