Canada's Marketing magazine, one of Ad Age's international partners, has unveiled its top 10 list of ad agencies for 2009. These shops are profiled in the current issue of the magazine. In the Dec. 14 issue, Marketing will reveal its Agency of the Year and well as its Marketer and Media Player of the Year. Read the original story here.
BleuBlancRouge, which boasted two interesting campaigns this year. One was a program for Quebec Toyota dealers that urged consumers to keep buying cars but to drive them less. Another tried to make Montreal a hotbed for test marketing.
John St., Marketing's 2008 Agency of the Year.
Juniper Park, recent winner of $110 million worth of Quaker Foods business at the expense of Omnicom Group sibling Goodby Silverstein & Partners.
Mosaic, the experiential marketing outfit profiled here.
Sid Lee, handler of Adidas Originals account on a global basis. Read Creativity Editor Teressa Iezzi's take on them here.
Starcom MediaVest Group, the oft-awarded local operation of Publicis Groupe-owned media planning and buying network.
TBWA/Vancouver, the local office of the Omnicom creative network. It takes sustainability seriously.
Taxi. Home base for the burgeoning micronetwork, now in New York and Amsterdam.
The Hive, a Toronto shop that recently won responsibilities for Miller Genuine Draft in Quebec.
Twist Image, a Montreal-headquartered digital agency that works for the likes of Pfizer and Coca-Cola.