Making a difference in Ethiopia


We’ve recently wrapped up one of our most ambitious projects to date: the complete overhaul of the NGO Ethiopia Reads’ web presence. With its new infrastructure in place, the literacy-focused organization is now able to better manage its activities, from collecting donations, to sending mass newsletters, to creating events and selling tickets to fundraisers. We’re very proud that our work … Read More

Let the good times roll with Skatefield

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This October, Mercurius worked with Skatefield, a startup company which builds custom wood modules for skateboarders. By creating the company logo, its web site as well as a promotional video, Mercurius helped the new company begin its activities, while creating wealth, jobs and entertainment in the Upper Gatineau Valley. Here’s to a very successful future for Skatefield’s team! About Skatefield … Read More

Turtle power


It’s not unusual to see turtles leave the relative safety of wetlands to travel on land. During their active season, from May to October, turtles are on the move to search for food, find a new habitat, look for a mate, or lay eggs. Unfortunately, traveling on land and crossing roads has its share of risk for turtles because it … Read More

A Golden Opportunity


At the end of 2014, we helped Genèze Innovation and its owner Jean-Philippe Brousseau shoot some additional material for the Petit Loop Kickstarter campaign which turned into a really great success. In 2015, Genèze expanded its product line with the Ninja Loop, which allows smartphone users to hold their mobile securely with just one hand with an easy-to-install strap which … Read More

Laying Down the Law


Valentin Erikson is a passionate and dedicated lawyer from Ottawa whose focus includes family and real estate law. After he finished his work with Canada’s Minister of Justice late last fall, he prepared to launch his private practice. Mr. Erikson called upon Mercurius Public Relations’ expertise to design his new law office’s branding as well as a website that would … Read More

Tag-Team with Zach


One of Mercurius’ early initiatives dates back to 2006. In the spring of that year, we had submitted t-shirt designs to professional wrestler Zach Gowen. Zach Gowen had wrestled with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling. The athlete had been diagnosed with cancer as a child and had his left leg amputated as a result. That … Read More

Breaking Down Borders


To say that Ukraine has been through a lot lately be an understatement. A peaceful revolution, a reorientation of priorities and values towards the European Union, military operations in the eastern part of the country and economic upheavals have populated the last two years. Every year the Canada-Ukraine Internship Programme (CUPP) sponsors students and young professionals to work in a … Read More

Into the Wild


Do you need to decorate your home away from home? Do you want to bring a bit of the countryside into the city? Look no further and meet Baie Assad. Owned and operated by the multi-talented artist Marie-Hélène Frennette-Assad, this new business combines vintage and rustic styles to modern trends and creates unique, handmade accessories out of recycled wood and … Read More

Green Thumbs Up


Last January, Antidote Arboriculture approached Mercurius to see how its web presence could be reimagined, reorganized and remade in a more modern fashion. It is particularly crucial for Antidote to be on top of its game as its main nemesis, the Emerald Ash Borer is set to go on another rampage in Southern Quebec this year. We were more than … Read More

Royal Outreach


Last fall, the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) sent out a call to its customers, inviting them to submit clips or home videos for the “Your Moment” national television campaign. Through these ads, RBC wanted to explain its services to people wishing to buy a new home through real videos of its clients moving in to their first or new … Read More