10 08, 2016

#BrandsOnQ: How a lay off led to a pay off for The Ten Spot

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:54-04:00 August 10th, 2016|#BrandsOnQ, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Desperate times usually call for desperate measures, but for The Ten Spot’s founder Kristen Woods, desperate times created an award winning franchise. 10 years ago, Kristen Woods was laid off from her job as a graphic designer when the company she was working for dissolved. She had been there less than a year and it [...]

4 08, 2016

Media Mavens: Toronto Meetup guru Rey Pan

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:54-04:00 August 4th, 2016|Media Mavens, Uncategorised|0 Comments

/mēdēə ·ˈmāvən/ noun: The most on-trend, in-style, on-point Canadians we know. The ones we look up to. The creative minds representing the Great White North. Our secret (and not-so-secret) MCMs and WCWs. Are we the only ones obsessing over Canada’s growing media landscape? From groundbreaking journalists, to influential bloggers and the stars of the Canadian screen, [...]

3 08, 2016

Instagram introduces stories feature

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:54-04:00 August 3rd, 2016|Digital Media, Uncategorised|0 Comments

No, this isn’t a #WaybackWednesday and it's not a typo either. Yesterday, August 2nd, a new stories feature was launched onto social media, except this time it wasn't for the original creator, Snapchat. This one comes to you from our other favourite photo sharing platform, Instagram. Introducing Instagram Stories from Instagram on Vimeo. With the [...]

29 07, 2016

#BrandsOnQ: Nona Vegan grows by remembering her roots

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:54-04:00 July 29th, 2016|#BrandsOnQ, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Unbenounced to a young Kailey Gilchrist, Nona Vegan has actually been in the works for generations. Inspired by her grandparent’s recipes and her parent’s drive, Kailey was born with huge aspirations. Entrepreneurship was in her genes, with her father, sister and brother all starting their own businesses, thus she always accepted that this would be [...]

20 07, 2016

Digital detox: Where to escape near Toronto

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:54-04:00 July 20th, 2016|Public Relations, Uncategorised|0 Comments

In this day and age, it is easy to get lost online. Whether you’re a PR Professional always on the go, or just a busy 20th century personnel constantly checking in on social media, much our life tends to take place online. As the summer heats up, we’re encouraging you to take full advantage of [...]

14 07, 2016

On Q welcomes Wisey’s Pies, Toronto’s best New Zealand Bakehouse

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 14th, 2016|Uncategorised, What's New at On Q|0 Comments

American chef Paul Prudhomme once said, “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food”, but it might as well have been a quote by Anthony, co-founder of Wisey’s Pies and Backhouse. As busy PR agents constantly on the go, and (of course) long time fans of good food, the On Q Communications team [...]

13 07, 2016

Media Mavens: Pop-Culture Guru and Writer Anne T. Donahue

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 13th, 2016|Media Mavens, Uncategorised|0 Comments

/mēdēə ·ˈmāvən/ noun: The most on-trend, in-style, on-point Canadians we know. The ones we look up to. The creative minds representing the Great White North. Our secret (and not-so-secret) MCMs and WCWs. Are we the only ones obsessing over Canada’s growing media landscape? From groundbreaking journalists, to influential bloggers and the stars of the Canadian [...]

8 07, 2016

Snapchat memories revitalizes the app

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 8th, 2016|Digital Media, Uncategorised|0 Comments

The whole landscape of social media is changing. When the concept of Snapchat was originally introduced, it was marketed as having quick, timely content that would disappear after a maximum of 10 seconds. It was supposed to be a method of telling the world what you were doing right now and sharing the most authentic version [...]

6 07, 2016

#BrandsOnQ: Focusing on locals allows Quinta Quinoa to flourish

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 6th, 2016|#BrandsOnQ, Uncategorised|0 Comments

“Be healthier today than you were yesterday.” Following the hardest battle of his life, this became the mantra of Quinta Quinoa founder Jamie Draves. In the early 2000s Jamie was diagnosed with idiopathic pancreatitis—a diagnosis that has no known cause, cure or treatment. After two surgeries and no answers, the specialists instructed Jamie to go [...]

5 07, 2016

New emojis released: everything brands should know

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 5th, 2016|Digital Media, Uncategorised|0 Comments

💃💃💃💃 This is how On Q felt when we learned that The Unicode Consortium announced the release of 72 new emojis at the end of June. We can finally show off our obsession with the bacon. All of the lonely princesses can finally get their Prince Charming. The world can finally know the greatness that [...]