Passion Projects

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Change the work climate

Freezing BBDO female staffers take matters into their hands to close the gender climate gap.

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Dicks4Dicks come in all shapes and sizes

Calgary creatives create a hand-drawn adult colouring book (that features one-eyed snakes) in support of HIV education.

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Lucky Beaver in the house

Jacknife Design couldn’t be any more patriotic with its series of dam-dwelling mammals that now come in shelf size.

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Being a better human

Extreme Group launches a clothing line that encourages people to be kind to each other.

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Funny food for thought

Tribal’s Frank Macera has some thoughts he’d like to share in a pair of books that’ll make you think while you laugh.

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JWT Canada gets dads to talk about consent

The agency wants to change what “20 minutes of action” means.

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Lost My Name

Ex-digital ad folks have launched the second in their book series that incorporates a child’s name and neighbourhood into the story.

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Honey you can feel good about

Nude Bee Honey helps its little bees access certain plants (from wild flowers to pumpkins) to create artisanal, flavoured nectar.

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Feel like a child again (in an adult body)

Tantra Bicycle was launched by an ad guy at AlterSpark who has a penchant for peddles with stylish design.

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Creatives can build things, too

The Rooftop Agency’s Matthew Parish can build you a bed, a table and (our favourite) a light in the shape of an “M.”