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Cirque du Soleil sends more work to KWT

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Stingray acquires Chatter Research

. Montreal-based digital media company Stingray has acquired Chatter Research of Toronto. The company specializes in customer feedback systems using artificial intelligence. Read more.


Hyundai readies Super Bowl commercial

. Hyundai Auto Canada of Markham, ON is preparing to ait a new television commercial during the Canadian broadcast of the NFL Super Bowl championship game on Feb. 2. Read more.


Go Auto releases Friendly Connor commercial

. Edmonton-based automotive dealership group Go Auto has released a new television commercial called "Friendly Connor." The creative was developed by Round. Read more.


Oosterman joins board of MDC Partners

. MDC Partners of New York has appointed Wade Oosterman, vice-chair of Bell Canada and group president of Bell Media, to its board of directors. Read more.


New board members at Vividata

. Toronto-based audience measurement organization Vividata has added several members to its board of directors. Peter Kvarnstrom has been appointed chair. Read more.


GoDaddy continues Muggsy Bogues campaign

. Toronto-based webhosting company GoDaddy Canada has begun a second phase of its ongoing marketing campaign with the Toronto Raptors basketball team. Read more.


CIBC begins Dividend Visa Infinite campaign

. CIBC has begun a new digital and social media campaign in support of its Dividend Visa Infinite card. The campaign was developed by Bolt Content. Read more.


Loto-Quebec begins 50th anniversary promotion

. Loto-Quebec has begun a promotion to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the organization. As part of the promotion, it will conduct a drawing of its first lottery game. Read more.


SAAQ begins distracted driving campaign

. The Societe de l'assurance automobile du Quebec has begun a new campaign that highlights the risks of using mobile telephone while driving. Read more.


1Milk2Sugars adds five

. Toronto-based 1Milk2Sugars has appointed Shaneel Anjum to the newly-created position of digital marketing manager. She was most recently at My Makeup Brush Set. Read more.


CIBC breaks new campaign

. CIBC has begun a new marketing campaign intended to highlight the quality of the advice it provides to its clients. The campaign was developed by Juniper Park TBWA. Read more.


Air Canada signs sponsorship deal with Cirque du Soleil

. Air Canada has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Cirque du Soleil. During the agreement, Air Canada will be the exclusive airline of the entertainment troupe. Read more.


Golf Town, Brooke Henderson extend agreement

. Sports equipment retail chain Golf Town has extended its promotional agreement with professional golfer Brooke Henderson for an additional three years. Read more.


New chief marketing officer at Kruger

. Mississauga-based paper products company Kruger Products has appointed Susan Irving to the position of chief marketing officer. Read more.


New editor at Now Magazine

. Now Central Communications of Toronto has promoted Kevin Ritchie to the position of editor at Now Magazine. He was previously senior culture editor at the publication. Read more.


Rethink Breast Cancer readies Booby Bowl promotion

. Charitable organization Rethink Breast Cancer is preparing a fundraising initiative called the "Booby Bowl." It will run from Jan. 25 to Feb. 1. Read more.


Bell Media, TIFF begin joint promotion

. Bell Media has begun a promotion with the Toronto International Film Festival called "TIFF Selects." Eleven films from the 2019 festival will be made available on the Crave streaming service. Read more.


Marketing Hall of Legends seeks nominations

. The Toronto Chapter of the American Marketing Association has issued a call for nominations for its Canada's Marketing Hall of Legends awards program. Read more.


Weber Shandwick adds three

. Weber Shandwick Canada has recently added three new staff members. Kate Savage has joined the agency's client experience department as a senior manager. Read more.


Amiel joins Beattie Tartan

. Beattie Tartan has appointed Nicole Amiel to the position of director for eastern Canada. She most recently operated her own consulting firm called Cota Communications. Read more.