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VANOC Seeing Red over Marketing Campaign

Posted by Karen Monteith on January 14th, 2010

Another marketing campaign has attracted criticism from the Vancouver Organizing Committe for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games (VANOC).  A story today reports that Scotiabank’s new “Show Your Colours” campaign, launched yesterday in Vancouver, has drawn VANOC’s ire.  The bank’s campaign, appealing to Canadians’ sense of patriotism, asks Canadians to upload photos “that show Canada’s [...]

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GLAMOUR’s Appeal Denied

Posted by Tasha Coulter on January 3rd, 2010

The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. with respect to the Federal Court’s earlier finding in Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. v. Farelyco Marketing Inc.  As readers of this blog may recall from our earlier post on this topic, the Federal Court had found no likelihood of confusion between [...]

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VANOC Gets Sour Taste From Lululemon

Posted by Neil Melliship on December 17th, 2009

Vancouver based yoga wear retailing phenom Lululemon Atletica has tweaked the nose of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games (VANOC), with a new line of clothing. A story yesterday reported that Lululemon has introduced a new line of clothing named “Cool Sporting Event That Takes Place in British Columbia Between [...]

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