Canada, a country famous for rolling up its streets at 8pm, has always lived under the giant shadow of its US neighbour when it comes to advertising.
So it was a surprise to learn that Envoy, the Canadian communications company, has defied the national stereotype by buying Leagas Delaney.
Envoy clearly sees the agency's potent creativity as ripe for international exploitation. Boring it may be. Stupid it most certainly isn't.