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Topic: Canada

How Do You Test a Truly Canadian Battery? In a Truck Made of Ice

Doesn't get much cooler than this

This is the coolest promotion we've seen in a while. Ice cold, in fact. To prove that Canadian Tire's MotoMaster Eliminator Battery would start under any conditions, the company and agency…

Netflix Revels in the Clichés in DDB's Amusing 'Pep Talk' Ad

Vaguely inspiring stuff!

You guys remember that blog post about that ad that did a familiar thing in a fresh way? When a creative team took a clichéd trope and offered a meta…

University of Alberta's Version of Barney Will Devour Your Tender Mammal Flesh

Jurassic George promotes paleobiology program

Jurassic George, a rubbery T-Rex who terrorizes his hapless human sidekicks on a Barney and Friends-type show promoting the University of Alberta's free online paleobiology classes, is a prehistoric hoot. Crafted…

Two Guys Make Arduous Journey to Middle of Nowhere to Give Third Guy a Molson Beer Fridge

Canada visits Indonesia

The world-traveling Molson Beer Fridge became famous for being exclusive—when it visited European cities earlier this year, only people with a Canadian passport could open it. Now, the fridge is…

Electrifying Video Salutes the Incredible, Otherworldly Genius of Ad People

Oh God, you're friends with a cookie!

Marketing professionals, here's your Friday-morning pep talk—a video anthem honoring your astounding, preternatural, game-changing genius. You've made people follow, share, pin, tweet, re-tweet and like. You've put "vertising" on the…

Ad of the Day: Santa Visits Canada First for Airline's Lovely Christmas Miracle

WestJet makes passengers' dreams come true

Canadian airline WestJet played Santa to a couple hundred travelers recently, and the result was heartwarming and tear-jerking. Before two flights from Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, to WestJet's home airport in…

Want 1 Million Skittles Delivered to Your House? Of Course You Do

One catch: You have to be Canadian

Canadians, you better be in a video-sharing frenzy today, because it's your last chance to be crowned a new Skittles Millionaire. The end of the day will mark the end…

Rob Ford Flawlessly Replaces Van Damme in 'Epic Split' Parody

VFX shop pulls off perfect face transplant

Sometimes, the best parodies are the most subtle. Case in point: This truly impressive face dub of disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford onto the body of Jean-Claude Van Damme in…

Stolen Babies and Home Abductions: This Agency's Prankvertising Is Absolute Hell on Earth

John St. spoofs hot new trend

No one is better than John St. at lampooning the absurdities of the advertising business. First, the Toronto agency parodied case studies, then catvertising. Now, it sets its sights on…

Absolutely Everything That Advertising People Love, All Jammed Into 90 Seconds

Lowe Roche knows what you want

Did you know advertising professionals love Helvetica, foreign films, bourbon, pornography and muting TV commercials? OK, you probably did know all that, but kudos to Lowe Roche for compiling a…

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