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Aviva signs promotional deal with Freddie Andersen

. Insurance company Aviva Canada has signed a promotional agreement with professional hockey player Freddie Andersen, the goalie of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Read more.


Moet Hennessy begins LCBO promotion

. Alcohol producer Moet Hennessy Canada has begun an in-store promotion in collaboration with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. Read more.


Metro Toronto Convention Centre begins campaign

. The Metro Toronto Convention Centre has begun a new advertising campaign called "Multi" intended to highlight the reasons meeting and event planners should choose the venue. Read more.


New COO at William Thomas Digital

. William Thomas Digital has appointed Emma Lyndon to the newly-created position of chief operating officer. She was most recently chief financial officer at Canopy Labs Software. Read more.


New chief marketing officer at Tourism Toronto

. Tourism Toronto has appointed Jon Mamela to the position of executive vice-president and chief marketing officer. He has spent the last five years at Destination Canada. Read more.


Canadian Down Syndrome Society conducts campaign

. The Canadian Down Syndrome Society has begun a new campaign called "Endangered Syndrome." The campaign compares people with Down syndrome to an endangered species. Read more.


Avon begins digital marketing initiative

. Montreal-based cosmetics company Avon Canada has begun a new digital marketing initiative that focuses on online stores, social media activities and influencer relations. Read more.


Export Development Canada debuts new branding

. Export Development Canada of Ottawa has undertaken a rebranding initiative intended to appeal to companies concerned about the risks associated with international trade. Read more.


Davies rejoins Hill&Knowlton

. Hill&Knowlton Strategies of Toronto has appointed Chris Davies to the position of executive creative director. He was most recently executive creative director at Traffik. Read more.


Vibrant adds two

. Vibrant has hired Simon Brunelle as director of customer service in Montreal and Nadia Novello as director of customer service in Toronto. Read more.


Palmer to depart DDB

. Frank Palmer will depart the positions of chairman and chief executive officer of DDB Group Canada at the end of the year. Read more.


Lenovo begins VR contest for teachers

. Computer manufacturer Lenovo has begun a promotion called the "Ontario Visionary Teachers Contest" in support of a recently-released product called the VR Classroom Kit. Read more.


Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters begins social media campaign

. Ottawa-based industry association Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters has begun a social media campaign called "We Can Do It" intended to attract women to manufacturing jobs. Read more.


Forests Ontario conducts awareness campaign

. A group of 40 forestry industry organizations has begun a new phase of an out-of-home campaign in Ontario called "It Takes A Forest." Read more.


Advocis launches financial literacy website

. Toronto-based Advocis, a professional association representing Canadian financial advisors, has launched a new financial literacy website called Financial Advice for All. Read more.


Round launches in Toronto

. A new advertising agency called Round has opened in Toronto. The firm is headed by creative director Paul Riss and managing director Mike Davidson. Read more.


Coolaid Studios debuts in Toronto

. A new agency called Coolaid Studios has launched in Toronto. The firm specializes in digital marketing initiatives for real estate developers. Read more.


Warner Bros. conducts Fantastic Beasts campaign

. Warner Bros. Pictures Canada has begun a promotional campaign with Bell Media in support of its upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Read more.


CloudRaker introduces new branding

. Montreal-based CloudRaker has undertaken a rebranding initiative intended to present the agency as "a progressive player in the evolution of marketing." Read more.


Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation debuts new branding

. The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation has begun a rebranding initiative. Developed by Cossette, the new branding makes use of the tagline, "Heal. Love. Bond." Read more.