This summer had Canadians glued to ads that inspire and motivate like Gatorade’s spot featuring all-star runner Andre De Grasse. Our Ads Leaderboard features the top five ads Canadians chose to watch on YouTube in Q2. Factors like watch time and retention rate all play a part in selecting the top ads for our leaderboard.

Gatorade Frost® - Andre De Grasse is Cool as Ice.

Brand Gatorade Creative Agency BBDO Media Agency OMD
1

The Chevrolet Cruze. Hear Carol Ellyn’s Canadian Dream. | Chevrolet Canada

Brand Chevrolet Canada Creative Agency McCann Media Agency Dentsu Aegis Network
2

Chinese Szechuan Burger | McDonald's Canada*

Brand McDonald’s Canada Creative Agency Cossette Media Agency OMD
3

WestJet introduces voice-activated digital assistant and new WestJet Rewards tier

Brand WestJet Media Agency Media Experts
4

Mark's - Father's Day

Brand Mark’s Creative Agency Taxi Media Agency Touché
5

YouTube Methodology

This list highlights the brands that successfully used powerful storytelling and creative to grab their audiences’ attention. We took into account the total number of views with a focus on organic views.

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