Rickard’s pre-Movember mo-down
The Molson Coors brand grows a mighty moustache to help raise awareness about prostate cancer.
Volkswagen augments OOH reality
The automotive brand celebrates the Canadian launch of the 2012 Beetle with billboards brought to life via AR.
Smartset’s ‘in-between’ campaign
The Canadian retailer has launched a multimedia effort targeting women in their late 20s.
Arby’s gets political
Homestyle fries and curly fries face off in an election-themed campaign targeting 18- to 34-year-olds.
TBWA takes off with WestJet
The agency replaces Taxi, with Media Experts staying on as the media AOR.
Ikea Canada owns the entire home
The furniture retailer tones down the humour and ups the sentimentality with a campaign by new AOR Leo Burnett.
Axe Canada launches online channel
The brand puts a very modern twist on Shakespeare with a new online destination providing shareable content.
McDonald’s ups its cool factor in Alberta
The QSR treated residents of Sylvan Lake to an icy installation that distributes loonies to promote its Dollar Drink Days.
Mucho Burrito launches first Canadian ad effort
The Doug & Serge-developed campaign includes billboards with controversial taglines to compete with big QSR spenders.
The Verdict: Coast Capital Savings gets social
MiC takes an in-depth look at the credit union’s first stab at social media contests.
Next Media Stars: Jennifer Sawula
The MediaVest strategy supervisor talks about standing out from the airport advertising pack.
Next Media Stars: Fatima Hyder
The Mindshare manager of invention talks about matching clients and campaigns.
Fido shares its care
The telco has partnered with environmental not-for-profit Evergreen to launch a program supporting environmental and community projects across the country.
Next Media Stars: Jen Donaldson
The account planner at Halifax-based Time + Space Media talks lean budgets and long timelines for the Canada Games.