Last week in our #FAKENEWS series, we talked about how fake news started and where it came from. In the last part of our 3-part series, we are sharing some tips and tricks about how you and your business can avoid falling victim of fake news. Whether we know it or not, we encounter fake… Continue reading #FAKENEWS and the online impact – Part 3
Last week in Part 1 of our #FAKENEWS series, we honoured World Press Freedom Day by discovering what exactly fake news is. This week in Part 2 of the series, we will uncover where fake news came from and when it started. While the 2016 US presidential election put the spotlight on fake news, it’s… Continue reading #FAKENEWS and the online impact – Part 2
In honour of World Press Freedom Day today, we are uncovering everything you need to know about everyone’s favourite topic: fake news. In this three-part series, we will delve into the definition of fake news, where it came from and how you can prevent falling victim to fake news. Part 1: An overview of fake news… Continue reading #FAKENEWS and the online impact – Part 1
Ottawa was in for another Trekker surprise on Tuesday, April 26, as the front page of popular commuter newspaper Metro Ottawa was published in glorious Klingon! This was, of course, another surprise element of our advance buzz campaign for Canada Aviation and Space Museum’s Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience. The Klingon front page, with… Continue reading Metro Ottawa goes #Klingon for #StarfleetOTT
It was the longest Canadian federal election in living memory, but we were ready for it. Since being awarded the Elections Canada contract almost two years ago, Acart’s team has been developing the Ready to Vote campaign that was ubiquitous in your mainstream and social media for the past few weeks. From media and communication… Continue reading More Canadians were Ready to Vote in #elxn42!
Elections Canada now estimates that 3.6 million Canadians voted in the advance polls over Thanksgiving weekend — a 71% increase in advance voting over the last election in 2011! Clearly, voters are engaged in this federal election. Current legislation prevents Elections Canada from encouraging people to vote. (That’s up to parties and community groups.) But… Continue reading Helping you be Ready to Vote on October 19 #elxn42
It’s been a long election campaign, but advance polls are almost here! Which means that our Ready to Vote campaign for the 2015 federal election is entering a new phase: Of course, this weekend is also Thanksgiving Weekend here in Canada! Traditionally, it’s a time when many post-secondary students who attend school away from their… Continue reading In #elxn42, Thanksgiving weekend is also time for advance polls!
If you live in Canada, or consume Canadian media, you’ve probably seen our campaign for the federal election by now. Following the voter registration phase, we’ve now moved on to informing Canadian voters about the Voter Information Card they should have received in the mail by now. As before, our helpful animated character explains what… Continue reading What’s a Voter Information Card? Our new #elxn42 ads explain
Monday, September 14, marked the official launch of Elections Canada’s Electoral Reminder Program advertising campaign. And we couldn’t be more proud! At Acart, we have been working on the strategy and execution of this campaign for almost two years — from agency pitch, to client consultations, to creative development, to testing, production, and media trafficking.… Continue reading Helping Canada get ready to vote in #elxn42
Yesterday, our campaign for Halifax Region’s Metro Transit went live. Themed “Do It On The Bus,” it speaks to the many leisure and work activities you can do as a transit rider that you can’t (or shouldn’t) as a driver. This morning, Metro Transit announced the campaign on its Twitter feed, and included the hashtag… Continue reading Want to go viral? #doitonthebus
How did you spend your summer? The Acart team on the Finance Canada account spent theirs cris-crossing Canada, from East to West, North to South, capturing images of Canadians who benefit from jobs and training opportunities created by Canada’s Economic Action Plan.
An Acart Copywriter and frequent production partner are going to Cannes. Find out why in this post.