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Publicis promotes Veronik L’Heureux to lead Spark Foundry

The longtime agency leader is taking over for a departing Bettina Heimrath.

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8 Lessons: The blessing and the curse of light privilege

Ishma Alexander-Huet examines colourism’s roots in marketing and why Black leaders need to examine their own privilege.

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TSN, Sportsnet announce Raptors schedules

Intuit joins the ranks of Tangerine, Toyota and Burger King as a broadcast sponsor.

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ICYMI: StackAdapt adds reporting for offline sales

Plus, Twitter grows its partner program and Mindshare picks up Media Agency of the Year honours from the Effies.

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Why Loblaw is avoiding the hard sell in its new content series

New videos on the PC Insiders Project are focused on engaging consumers and loyalty members around subjects they care about, like sustainability.

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Team Canada suits up with Lululemon as its new official outfitter

The activewear brand takes over from Hudson’s Bay, which had handled these duties since 2005.

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People Moves: Camden grows its media hub

Plus, Canadian Tire adds to performance team and Sportnet’s Jim Hughson retires from the booth.

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Two-thirds of Android apps ask for ‘dangerous’ permissions

Analysis by Pixalate shows an increase in the number of apps that require users to authorize access to potentially sensitive info.

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CDMQ merges with the A2C

After joining forces, the association will continue to support Quebec’s media industry by forming a new permanent committee.

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CAA extends its sponsorship with Mirvish

In addition to its previous activations, the brand gets the naming rights to what is now the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre.

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Allvision names new EVP as its president of media departs

Jennifer Bidwell assumes leadership of the DOOH company’s sales division as Brand Newman pursues new opportunities.

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Over three million Canadians tuned in to leaders’ debates: Numeris

Outside of politics, America’s Got Talent continues to be a top performer heading into its season finale.

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7-Eleven extends TSN hockey partnership into gaming

The convenience retailer will now sponsor all of BarDown’s sports video game related content.

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Havas adds digital- and strategy-focused VPs

Elizabeth Lem will lead implementation of the MX methodology in Canada, while Peter Papageorgiou will lead the data team.

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Cityline integrates Samsung into its new studio

In addition to showing off new kitchen appliances, the brand is also running a contest focused on living room design.