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Topic: Canada

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…

Kraft Is About to Make Over Local Hockey Rinks in the U.S. Too

Partnership with NHL, NBC and others migrates from Canada

Hockey is part of the fabric of Canada where for the past eight years Kraft has spent $1.6 million to refurbish local rinks and turn them into showcases for televised,…

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…

Kin Community's Rosanna Pansino

YouTube Network for Women Raises $12 Million

Kin Community eyes Canada for expansion

The YouTube women's network Kin Community has raised $12 million through a Series C funding round, and it will use the cash to hire more talent, add sales staff and…

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…

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…

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