Looking for a top print ad agency in Canada?

Print advertisements appear in a printed or hard copy format. For example, you may come across print ads in newspapers, magazines, or brochures. The best print advertising has a clear message, is visual, and keeps everything simple.

Some benefits of print advertising include cost effectiveness compared to large-scale out of home (OOH) advertisements; flexibility when it comes to having multiple print ad campaigns throughout the year; and reputation-building since these ads appear in the newspapers and magazines people browse regularly.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top print advertising companies in Canada. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Canada Print Advertising Companies

  • 1

    Sid Lee

    Sid Lee is a creative agency headquartered in Montreal. It has expanded to offices in Paris, Toronto, and Culver City, Calif. since its establishment in 1993. Sid Lee employs 796 professionals that provide web design, social media marketing, digital strategy, advertising, and branding to small, mid-size, and large companies alike.

    Former clients
    Honda
    Fasken
    KFC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place Montreal, Canada
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    2016 Agency of the Year - Digi Awards

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  • 2

    Havas Canada

    Digital communications agency Havas Canada is based in Montreal, Canada with another office in Toronto. Since 1986, their team of 117 has been specializing in web design, advertising, branding, and more for midmarket-sized clients.

    Notable Project

    Havas Canada developed a few websites for a museum in Quebec. The websites they developed were responsive and informative. Havas Canada's efforts resulted in higher traffic and engagement. 

    "Most of our sites have good usability and user experience, and that drives in higher traffic to the pages, more page views, and more time on site." – Manager of Digital Interactives, Museum

    Former clients
    Canadian Women's Foundation
    New Balance
    Dior
    Volkswagen
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Montreal, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Media Innovation Awards (2017)

  • 3

    Flipp Advertising Inc.

    Flipp Advertising is a marketing and advertising agency based in Calgary, Canada. Since 2009, their team of 17 has been specializing in branding, web design, social media marketing, and more for enterprise-level clients. 

    Notable Project

    A food manufacturing company hired Flipp Advertising for their rebranding. Flipp Advertising developed a new color scheme and logo first and are now working on a website for the company. The work has been receiving positive feedback from the customers. 

    "Our clients praise our new logo for standing out, and they can see that we're advancing as a leader in our industry." – Sales, Food Manufacturing Company

    Former clients
    Made Foods
    Brewsters
    Nest
    Pier West
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Lift Interactive Inc.

    Lift Interactive is a creative agency that is located in Edmonton, Canada. Founded in 2002, they have over 20 employees who specialize in web design, digital strategy, and branding. Most clients are small and midmarket businesses in the nonprofit, hospitality, and consumer products sectors. 

    Notable Project

    Lift Interactive built a WordPress website for a real estate firm. They provided analytics research and incorporated brand themes in the design. Their professionalism and efficiency impressed the client. 

    "When things weren’t moving fast enough, they took a lead on keeping the pace up. They knew when to give things a push and send a few extra emails. " – Design Representative, Realtor Partnership 

    Former clients
    Johnson & Johnson
    Global Aid Network
    Adobe
    General Electric
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Edmonton, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    45 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Aqomi

    Aqomi is a technology and branding company based in Edmonton, Canada. They were founded in 2018 and have a team of 7 employees. They specialize in branding, social media marketing, and print design. They use the perfect mix of creative design and technological savvy to create unique advertising solutions for their clients.

    Notable Project

    Aqomi designed a website and did marketing for a hologram advertising company. They designed a Wordpress site for the client and coordinated their rebranding and marketing, providing copy and materials, including a new logo, mission statement, and content for the site. The client was very happy with the outcome of the project, and appreciated the way that the workflow was structured.

    “Because of the redesigned website and the fresh marketing materials, I have recently secured a substantial client contract worth a couple hundred thousand dollars.” – CEO, Hologram Advertising Company
     

    Former clients
    Dogas
    Bitwin
    Careline
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Vancouver, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    22 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    BANG! creative

    BANG! creative is a creative marketing studio that operates out of Milton, Canada. Formed in 2005, the team of under 10 is well-versed in several creative services, including branding, print design, advertising, and marketing strategy. Their clientele consists of small and mid-sized companies.

    Notable Project

    Working to revamp a cosmetic laser clinic's branding, BANG! creative offered a small business branding package. This encompassed market research, logo designs, a new name, and a website. In addition to a more polished brand image, the team implemented much-needed metric tracking procedures to support the clinic's digital marketing efforts.

    "I have more insights into how people are engaging with us. On Instagram, we’ve gone jumped from no followers to about 800, and our Google Ads are performing well." – Owner, Cosmetic Laser Clinic

    Former clients
    INCOE corporation
    Mold-Masters
    Milacron
    Peel Regional Police
    Town of Milton
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Milton, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Redgees Design Awards - Community Leader , Applied Arts Awards , Summit International Creative Awards - Best of Show

  • 7

    YYC3 Marketing

    YYC3 Inc. is a digital marketing agency with headquarters and a second office both in Calgary, Canada. It was founded in 2014 and maintains a team of 4 employees. YYC3 Inc provides social media marketing, marketing strategy, content marketing, branding, e-commerce development, and UX/UI design services. 

    Notable Project

    A specialty food manufacturer needed somebody to help them manage their digital presence. They partnered with YYC3 Inc. to create strategic social media and digital marketing campaigns. Further support included content creation and a product marketing campaign to bolster follower engagement. 

    "Under YYC3 Inc.'s control, we grew to about 10,000 Facebook followers and 17,000 Instagram followers." — CEO, Food Manufacturer

    Former clients
    The Bow Valley Club
    Infracon
    Big Chief Meat Snacks
    Rev Engineering
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Bob's Your Uncle

    Founded in 2013 and based in Toronto, Canada, Bob’s Your Uncle is an advertising agency with a team of 20+. They work with mid-market businesses, providing advertising, content marketing, and branding services.

    Notable Project

    A food company was launching a new product and hired Bob’s Your Uncle to create a marketing campaign that included a TV spot in both English and French. They performed market research for the client to ensure branding activities accurately reflected the target audience.

    “We’ve done some in-store sampling. When people came to the booth for a sample, they said they saw the product on TV and they’re interested in trying it. It has definitely piqued the curiosity of the consumer. One consumer asked me if it really tastes as good as it looks.” – Senior Marketing Manager, Food Company

    Former clients
    Popeyes
    Mike’s Hard Lemonade
    Cadbury
    Applebees
    Quiznos
    Doritos
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    4.2
    4.2
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Creativity Top 5 , Digiday Awards , Webby Awards , Interactive Agency Bureau

  • 9

    talonX Creative Agency

    Design agency talonX is based in Calgary, Canada. Since 2009, their small team of 5 has been specializing in web design, SEO, social media marketing, and more for mid-sized clients.

    Notable Project

    talonX developed a WordPress platform for a bank. They managed the project from start to finish, which included research, design, and implementation.

    "Qualitatively, talonX Creative Agency is very efficient, extremely timely, highly diligent, pragmatic, and very responsive."– Managing Partner, Bank

    Former clients
    ABB
    SAIT
    Who to Call
    Quintera;Drilling
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Anvil Awards (2014)

  • 10

    Marshall Fenn Communications

    Marshall Fenn Communications is a marketing communications agency that was founded in 1954. Based in Toronto, its team of 32 specializes in digital and marketing strategy, advertising, direct marketing and more for primarily enterprise-level clients.

    Notable Project

    Marshall Fenn Communications helped a real estate company with advertising. The work included developing several websites, running SEO campaigns and providing branding services. All web-related metrics have improved for the real estate agency. 

    "There have been significant improvements in our web metrics based on Google Analytics including traffic and conversion rates." – EVP of Operations, Real Estate Agency

    Former clients
    Scotiabank
    Travel Guard
    Ocean Spray
    AVG
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    4.6
    4.6
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Cassie Award Nominee (2015)

  • 11

    ArtBeat.Marketing

    ArtBeat.Marketing is a Toronto-based boutique creative agency. Founded in 2000 and serving primarily midmarket clients, their team focuses on brand communications and ad campaign design. Their branding specialties are corporate identity, product branding, and brand messaging. On the technical side, they're proficient in Adobe. 

    Notable Project

    ArtBeat.Marketing provided data visualization for the employment equity program of a local college. They configured a way to present important data in a visually appealing way. They adhered to existing brand guidelines, and their work was received enthusiastically by the end-audience.

    "The response from the people who have seen the report has been overwhelmingly positive. Art made an electronic version and another version for print." — Human Rights, Equity, & Diversity Advisor, Local College

    Former clients
    Humber College
    Ideal Logistics Group
    LANT Insurance
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Point Real Estate Marketing

    Point Real Estate Marketing is a communications firm headquartered in Calgary, Canada. Founded in 2008, their one-man-team primarily services SMEs in the real estate industry. They provide marketing strategy and research, branding, and advertising. They also offer support in corporate communications and event management.

    Notable Project

    Point Real Estate Marketing designed the website and created a press release for a land development company. In addition to creating the client's user-friendly platform, they worked hard to secure press placements in local newspapers and magazines. They've delivered a great website and they've been easy to work with.

    "Like I said, our target market is builders, so being able to receive feedback from Jesse on what kind of product type they are looking for, or how many lots they buy every year was incredibly helpful." — President, Land Development Company

    Former clients
    Parkbridge
    Excel Homes
    Apex Developments
    Attainable Homes Calgary
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Astromic

    Astromic is a digital advertising agency headquartered in Mississauga, Canada. Their team of approximately 4 employees provides branding, digital strategy, and SEO in addition to more traditional advertising. Their branding focus includes but isn't limited to corporate identity, brand messaging, and naming.

    Notable Project

    Astromic developed a website for a CBD e-commerce brand. In addition to developing the online platform, they negotiated with influencers and delivered paid advertising opportunities. Their efforts led to an increase in customer retention and social media followers.

    "We had direct contact with the Astromic team, which was effective and made sure any changes or questions were answered quickly." — CBD Company

    Former clients
    Fashion Nova Empire
    Mayweather Promotions
    Tik Tok
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Mississauga, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Direct Ad Factory

    Direct Ad Factory is a marketing firm based in Bridgewater, Canada, and founded in 2019. With more than two experts, they provide advertising, direct marketing, and media planning and buying solutions for various clients.

    Notable Project

    Direct Ad Factory provided digital consulting, web, and logo design solutions for a musician. The musician relied on  Direct Ad Factory for all of their marketing efforts. The musician has since been able to gain more students.

    “In terms of managing the project, they’re really good.” - Musician

    Former clients
    Scotia Music
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Bridgewater, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 15

    Clutch Marketing

    Clutch Marketing is a marketing company founded in 2004 and located in Toronto. With a team of fewer than 10 employees, they provide advertising, branding, and web design services.

    Notable Project

    Clutch Marketing provided marketing services for a swimwear retailer. Their work involved retargeting and lead generation. The team worked efficiently and managed to improve brand awareness.

    “I am very happy with the work that's being done.” – Founder & Owner, Swimwear Retailer

    Former clients
    Ridout & Maybee LLP
    Irwin Lowy LLP
    What The Law
    Canada Cannabis Legal
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Duke Creative Collective

    Duke Creative Collective is a creative consultancy based in Saint John, Canada, and founded in 2010. Their team of more than two offers advertising, marketing strategy, and social media marketing solutions to clients ranging from small companies to large businesses.

    Notable Project

    Duke Creative Collective managed a festival marketing campaign for an events management company. The company needed to spread the word about an event that was aimed at the local and regional markets. The event ended up being a success.

    “Workflow was effective. Regular meetings and a well-defined project plan/deliverables calendar kept the project on track.” - CEO & Event Producer, Events Management Company

    Former clients
    Pretzel Productions
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Saint John, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    GOOD KIDS

    Good Kids is a creative agency based in Toronto, Canada. The agency, founded in 2005, has a team of around ten that provides event marketing & planning, advertising, digital strategy, social media marketing, and PR services to small and larger-sized companies in various industries.

    Notable Project

    A global consumer brand hired Good Kids to build for its sales team a marketing campaign that leads to a big event. The task includes concepts, budget management, drafting, venue sourcing, staffing, creative photography, merchandising, event production, and event execution. The final event garnered good feedback from the attendees.

    "They had a solution that addressed every pain point we had and very creative ideas that lead our key messaging." - Marketing Manager, Global Conusmer Brand

    Former clients
    Linkedin
    Coca-Cola
    Xbox
    Toronto International Film Festival
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
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