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Stanfield’s Selects Extreme Group As AOR

By Dave Forde / August 25, 2015

Stanfield’s, the iconic Canadian underwear brand has selected Extreme Group as its new Agency of Record (AOR,) marking the beginning of a new relationship between two national companies based both in Nova Scotia.   This marks the first time the two brands have worked together.

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Breaking: Bell Media Appoints Randy Lennox As President, Entertainment Production And Broadcasting

By Dave Forde / August 25, 2015

Bell Media’s President Mary Ann Turcke has just announced that Randy Lennox has been appointed to the newly created position of President, Entertainment Production and Broadcasting, Bell Media, effective immediately. In the role Randy will oversee all of Bell Media’s English independent and in-house entertainment productions for conventional, specialty, pay television, and digital media, bringing […]

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The Show’s Over For CTV’s Phil King, Exits The Company

By Dave Forde / August 25, 2015

A surprising turn took place at CTV this week as Phil King left the organization quite abruptly with no concrete explanation. Phil had been the President of CTV Programming and Sports at BCE, Inc., since July 8, 2013.  He had been the President of CTV, Sports and Entertainment Programming at Bell Media Inc. since January […]

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Breaking: Radiumone Adds DeGasperis And Reid In Toronto

By Dave Forde / August 24, 2015

Back in March of this year we broke the news that Radiumone had appointed Brian Gardner to head up operations in Canada as the programmatic company’s Director Of Canada.  Since then the Canadian operations have continued to grow both in Montreal and Toronto as they carve their niche in what has become an over crowed […]

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Juniper Park And TBWA\Canada Merge Operations

By Dave Forde / August 24, 2015

As advertising agencies across Canada continue to shuffle their operations such as here, here and here, today TBWA Worldwide has announced today that it has merged TBWA\Toronto and Juniper Park to form a new agency, Juniper Park\TBWA, effective immediately. The Juniper Park leadership team of CEO Jill Nykoliation and Chief Creative Officers Terry Drummond, Alan Madill […]

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Ariad Beefs Up Talent Roster, New Promotions & Hires

By Dave Forde / August 21, 2015

Nadim Kiani has been promoted from Ariad’s Technical Director to Vice President of Technology. In his new role,Nadim will continue to lead Ariad’s Office of Project Management and IT Departments, and will guide Ariad’s software development team toward a culture of innovation, creativity, and nimble product solutions. He will also develop Operational and Technology strategies in […]

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Breaking: Rivet Appoints Jennifer Sparks To VP Management Director

By Dave Forde / August 21, 2015

Jennifer Sparks has been promoted to Vice President Management Director at Rivet. In the role Jennifer will play a stronger role as part of the agency’s leadership team. Her prior role was Vice President Business Director, a role she has since joining the agency in 2008. Other roles included Consultant FCB Direct; Consultant at Proximity; […]

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IKEA Canada Wants You To #GrabLifeByTheCatalogue

By Dave Forde / August 21, 2015

As the retailer prepares for its 2016 catalogue, IKEA Canada is rolling out its #GrabLifeByTheCatalogue campaign.  As part of their efforts, IKEA is encouraging customers to “Grab Life by the Catalogue”. The new campaign will see the arrival of mobile social vending machines at IKEA stores across the country that will reward customers with giveaways when […]

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Online Video Streaming shomi Wants To #shomiMovesIn, Service Opens Up To Canada

By Dave Forde / August 20, 2015

With phase one of the joint venture between Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications complete, the birth of online video stream service called shomi is ready to celebrate its first birthday.  Launched back in September 2014, shomi has services Rogers and Shaw customers with hours of video content in the form of great movies and television shows.  Today […]

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Restructure, Refocus, St. Joseph Communications Ups Its Strategic Content Play

By Dave Forde / August 17, 2015

St. Joseph Communications, Media Group has appointed Duncan Clark to the position of Vice President Strategic Development.  Duncan joined St. Joseph Media as Vice President Digital back in January of 2015, having previously served as Vice President Strategic Initiatives at Postmedia. In his new role he will lead the organization in working closely with St. Joseph Media’s […]