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NKPR gains two accounts

. NKPR of Toronto has recently gained two new accounts. Women's fashion brand Olsen has retained the agency to handle its Canadian communications. Read more.


Salvation Army readies National Thrift Shop Day

. Charitable organization The Salvation Army will conduct a promotion on Aug. 17 called "National Thrift Shop Day." The initiative will encourage consumers to donate. Read more.


Rogers Media rebrands Victoria radio station

. Rogers Media has rebranded Victoria radio station Kiss 103.1 FM as Jack 103.1. The station will specialize in popular music programming. Read more.


Jones joins Canada Lands Company

. The Toronto-based Canada Lands Company has appointed Neil Jones to the position of executive vice-president of attractions. The company is a federal commercial Crown corporation. Read more.


New president at Curate Mobile

. Toronto-based mobile marketing company Curate Mobile has appointed Joe Strolz to the position of president and managing partner. He was most recently country manager for Snap. Read more.


Tourism New Zealand begins North American campaign

. Tourism New Zealand has begun a North American trade advertising campaign aimed at travel advisors. The campaign is called "New Zealand Next." Read more.


Brookline Public Relations adds accounts

. Brookline Public Relations of Calgary has recently gained six new accounts. These new clients include renewable energy company Greengate Power. Read more.


Captiva Innovations produces new flexible display

. Captiva Innovations has been hired by IEEE International Flexible Electronics Technology Conference to produce a 144-by-36-inch electronic wall banner. Read more.


TD sponsors Saint John Sea Dogs

. The TD Bank Group has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Saint John Sea Dogs, a team competing in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Read more.


Ag-Canada to fund promotional efforts of BC Cherry Association

. The federal department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has announced an initiative to provide $241,000 in funding to the BC Cherry Association. Read more.


Gateway Casinos signs sponsorship deal with NFL

. Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has signed an agreement with the National Football League to become the official national land-based casino sponsor of the NFL in Canada. Read more.


Schneider Electric redesigns website

. Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric Canada has debuted a new website. According to the company, the new web address is shorter and easier to remember. Read more.


Wealthsimple hires Jungle Media

. Financial services provider Wealthsimple has retained Jungle Media as its media agency of record. The firm won the account in a request-for-proposals process. Read more.


Adidas begins ad campaign with DAZN

. Athletic apparel company Adidas Canada has begun an advertising campaign with DAZN Media, a streaming video service specializing in sports content. Read more.


Steam Whistle readies CP Women's Open promotion

. Steam Whistle Brewing will conduct a promotion at the 2019 CP Women's Open golf tournament, which will take place in Aurora, ON from Aug. 19 to 25. Read more.


New managing director at Fuse

. Fuse Marketing Group has appointed Bridget Westerholz to the position of managing director. She was previously vice-president and director of client services at DDB Vancouver. Read more.


Student Price Card, CIBC sign agreement

. Loyalty program Student Price Card has signed an agreement with CIBC by which the bank will provide membership in the SPC program to eligible customers. Read more.


Destination Ontario begins international student promotion

. Tourism organization Destination Ontario has begun a promotion at Toronto Pearson International Airport aimed at newly-arriving international students. Read more.


Kruger Products sponsors Nature Conservancy of Canada

. Kruger Products has signed an agreement with the Nature Conservancy of Canada during which the tissue products company will support its "Nature Destinations" program. Read more.


New ownership at Journeywoman Enterprises

. Carolyn Ray, CEO of brand strategy firm Authentica, has acquired Journeywoman Enterprises, publisher of women's travel website Journeywoman.com. Read more.