Monthly Archives: October 2014

Jian’s Gone. What To Do About Q?

[Cache #177] By Andris Pone President, Coin Branding andris@coinbranding.com – Jian Ghomeshi has left the building, literally.  You know you’re done when your bosses let the media take pictures while your face, 10 feet high in the lobby of your workplace, read more

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I Won’t Be Voting For Darrin Davidson – But Orangeville Should

[Cache #176] By Andris Pone President, Coin Branding andris@coinbranding.com – This Monday October 27th, I will not be voting for Darrin Davidson, candidate for Councillor in Orangeville, Ontario. Because I do not live there.  Instead, I live and run my branding read more

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The Hip Anomaly: Does Canada Even Have A Culture for Netflix to Kill?

[Cache #173] Is Canada’s brand a joke? That was the question I asked last year, in the midst of Canadians like Rob Ford, Justin Bieber and Chip Wilson behaving badly and attracting much mockery from a bevy of late night heavyweights including Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Jon read more

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Toronto The Cheap

[Cache #172] This summer I was in an elevator in Saskatchewan. Not of the grain kind, those icons largely gone, but of the Best Western kind in the small city of Estevan. Making chit chat between floors, I mentioned to read more

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