Tag Archives: Rob Ford

The Beer Thrower Is Just Our Scapegoat

[Cache #250] By Andris Pone – President, Coin Branding — Because of Rob Ford, Toronto’s brand has suffered greatly in recent years – and it is a certainty that the city will continue to bear a negative association with him for read more

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Belieb It: Ghomeshi Could Bounce Back

[Cache #193] By Andris Pone President, Coin Branding — Last week, I was asked by CBC reporter Ioanna Roumeliotis if Jian Ghomeshi could ever rehabilitate his brand.  My answer was that it’s difficult to see a path to recovery for him.  If there is 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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Paulina Gretzky, Rob Ford, and 2013’s Other Top Posts

**Cache will return January 10th.** Have a Merry Christmas and safe and wonderful holiday season.   For the moment, the Top 5 most-read posts this year: #5. Friday September 6: This September, Go Brand Yourself #4. Friday September 20: Unpolished Shoes are the Open Fly of read more

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