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

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

Brand Chevrolet Canada Creative Agency McCann Media Agency Dentsu Aegis Network

Chinese Szechuan Burger | McDonald's Canada*

Brand McDonald’s Canada Creative Agency Cossette Media Agency OMD

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

Brand WestJet Media Agency Media Experts

Mark's - Father's Day

Brand Mark’s Creative Agency Taxi Media Agency Touché

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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