August 15, 2017. Toronto-based CIBC has launched a new direct banking brand called Simplii Financial. The service will specialize in no-fee daily banking. Read more.
August 15, 2017. McDonald's Canada will conduct a national promotion on Aug. 16 in support of its 50th anniversary in this country. On that day, the fast food chain will offer hamburgers for sale at 67 cents. Read more.
August 15, 2017. Toronto-based CentricIQ has introduced a new service called CentricIQ Link. The data-based service is intended to assist clients with customer acquisition and brand loyalty. Read more.
August 15, 2017. Jewelry retailer Birks has again signed a sponsorship agreement with Telefilm Canada to support an event called the "Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year's Women in Film." Read more.
August 14, 2017. Labatt Breweries of Canada has begun a promotion in support of its Stella Artois brand intended to encourage consumers to host summer gatherings. Read more.
August 14, 2017. The Toronto-based Dixie Outlet Mall has begun a back-to-school season contest promotion called the "Dixie Prize Locker." The contest features a seven-by-11-foot school locker installation. Read more.
August 14, 2017. Nestle Purina PetCare conducted a promotion in Toronto on Aug. 11 and 12 for its Fancy Feast brand of cat food. The promotion made use of a temporary retail location. Read more.
August 14, 2017. Martin Tremblay has been appointed chief operating officer of the Quebecor Sports and Entertainment Group. He will be based in Quebec City. Read more.
August 11, 2017. Procter & Gamble has released a new online video in Canada in support of its Always brand. The video focuses on the fear of failure girls can experience during puberty. Read more.
August 11, 2017. Milwaukee-based motorcycle company Harley-Davidson has begun a new international campaign intended to attract a new generation of consumers to its products. Read more.
August 11, 2017. Circle6 Solutions, a Montreal-based brand strategy and digital agency, has added Jonathan Levitt as an equity partner to the firm. He will lead the agency's consulting practice. Read more.
August 11, 2017. Sony Electronics has appointed Cheryl Goodman to the position of head of corporate communications for Canada and the United States. She will begin work on Aug. 21. Read more.
August 10, 2017. Insurance company Belairdirect has begun a new national advertising campaign today called "Good Driver." The creative feature's the company's knight spokescharacter. Read more.
August 10, 2017. Pork producer DuBreton has begun a campaign focusing on its animal welfare standards. The initiative consists of public relations, media relations and social media activities. Read more.
August 10, 2017. Food distribution company C.W. Shasky has retained LP/AD of Toronto as digital agency in Canada for the Tabasco condiment brand. Read more.
August 10, 2017. Energi PR of Montreal has formed an agreement with market research firm Medius International. Energi will offer Medius's "Psychmentation" market research service to its clients. Read more.
August 9, 2017. Automaker Mitsubishi Motors Canada has begun a new advertising campaign called "A Century in the Making" to coincide with the company's 100th anniversary. Read more.
August 9, 2017. U Sports, the national brand for university sports in Canada, has retained Enterprise of Toronto as its agency of record for communications and media relations. Read more.
August 9, 2017. Toronto-based Republic has appointed Joline Matika to the position of vice-president. She will oversee the agency's client service and the account departments. Read more.
August 9, 2017. Faulhaber Communications of Toronto has appointed vice-president Lexi Pathak a partner in the agency. She joined the firm in 2010 as a public relations manager. Read more.