About the ICA


Welcome to the Institute of Communication Agencies

ICA is the not-for-profit association for Canadian advertising, marketing, media and public relations agencies. Our mission is to Amplify, Protect and Transform the agency sector through advocacy, awards, community, consultancy, insight, networking, research and training. Our membership and board of directors represent some of the most recognized and influential businesses in our industry, both in Canada and internationally.

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ACTRA, Canadian Ad Industry Reach Tentative Settlement

The deal includes provisions that accommodate unique requirements of digital advertising.
Jul 18 2017

Kimberley-Clark’s Huggies “No Baby Unhugged” by Ogilvy & Mather Wins CASSIES Grand Prix

Canada’s top 44 business-building communications campaigns were recognized by the advertising industry’s most prized competition, the CASSIE...
Feb 23 2017

Canada’s top agencies line up behind Institute of Communication Agencies’ new vision for 2017

New Chair and Board underscore Association’s new leadership and evolved mission to transform, amplify and protect.
Jan 10 2017

ICA calls for industry-wide boycott of Toronto Zoo’s pitch for pro bono ad work

Industry association lobbies for agencies, citing unfair practices and requirements in RFP for non-profit’s advertising business.
Jan 11 2017