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Dempster’s moves to masterbrand approach

The brand’s new “Made By Canada” positioning attempts to re-establish a connection with consumers by showcasing its roots.

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Petro-Canada invites you to ‘Live by the Leaf’

The energy and gas company focuses on shared Canadian values in its first brand refresh in decades.

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RYU expands its universe

The CEO of Respect Your Universe talks about growing his Canadian upstart into a competitive global force in the athletic-wear category.

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How La Prep sees its future in the competitive lunch market

The franchise’s owner and CEO explains how a rebrand and new store concepts will bring much-needed brand awareness to the company.

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Kenneth Cole opens first standalone store in Canada

The VP of licensed brands for Haggar Canada honours the past while looking to the future.

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Spinning a fitness brand into gold

SpinCo’s founder talks about how the Canadian studio is growing and opening new locations despite U.S. competition.

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Taxi hires new design director

The agency is looking to bake design back into its DNA, and has brought on Yen Chu to take the lead.

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How CoinSmart plans to reach the ‘crypto curious’

Experiential executions aim to position the cryptocurrency exchange as a lifestyle brand to connect with different demos.

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HomeEquity banks on emotion

The financial services company launches a rebranding that takes an emotional and humorous approach to reverse mortgages.

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Maple Leaf and Schneiders craft a real food manifesto

Spelling out the insights and strategy behind the bold rebranding of two of Canada’s oldest food brands.

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Branding Agropur

As the dairy co-op celebrates 80 years, it’s focusing on marketing to drive its expanding portfolio.

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Grayes has a bright new campaign

The Canadian workwear brand enlists four “driven” women to design and model pieces for its new capsule collection.

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Welcome to the wild world of weed

How brands in a new billion dollar industry are navigating regulations and social perceptions as they prepare for liftoff.

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Koho’s gaming approach to fintech

With its “Restore Balance” positioning, the startup tells consumers they can “game the system” by managing their money at no cost.

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Nature Valley reveals what you can’t ask your voice assistant

The granola bar company once again encourages families to get outside, with a greater emphasis on social media.