Category Archives: Public Affairs

Government Launches Ontario News Now.

August 20, 2018 Now that the dust has settled on the ‘outrage’ over the Ford government’s launch of Ontario News Now (ONN), it’s time for some objective analysis.     As a new government digital communication tool, ONN irritated activists who … Continue reading

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The Ontario Election is over: Now the work begins

  The past six months have provided Ontarians with an entertaining, terrifying and action-packed election campaign. Many who follow politics regard the time in advance of an election as the ‘silly season’ and with no exception, the political parties and … Continue reading

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Perspective is Everything

Communicating effectively is a rather steep and treacherous mountain to climb sometimes.  A key principle is to always keep your audience in mind and how they will receive information. We are all bombarded with messaging through various channels constantly through … Continue reading

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Engaging the New Government

The CBC has reported that the country has been quivering with anticipation as Prime Minister-designate Trudeau prepares assume power and announce his new cabinet today. November 4th will mark the introduction of what is reported to be the most diverse … Continue reading

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Public Affairs – GR 101 v1.1

I’ve spent as much time in my career doing government relations as I have public relations.  In theory and practice – it’s about relationships. It’s ALWAYS about relationships. Media. Public. Government. Stakeholders. All Relationships. All take time (and resources) to … Continue reading

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