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Demystifying the political meme

Blog, Digital, Public Affairs, Social Media | August 27, 2015

By Denise Brunsdon JD, MBA; GCI Counsellor, Digital Public Affairs Unscripted campaign moments are rare but impactful, as seen last week in the forms of the Duffy trial and the angry Harper supporter who lashed out at reporters. Though both … Read More

Ed Arundell to assume role of Acting Practice Leader, Public Affairs

GCI Newsroom, Public Affairs | September 12, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Ed Arundell will assume the role of Acting Practice Leader, Public Affairs. In the past year, much of Ed’s time has been spent providing senior counsel to clients, working with our partners and implementing … Read More

Checking the Facts: The Rise of “Aggressive Correction” in Public Relations

Blog, Public Affairs | July 29, 2014

By Shane Fallowfield, Senior Consultant One of the oldest maxims of the public relations industry is “Never Pick a Fight with Someone Who Buys Ink by the Barrel.” As the ink, paper and readership of “traditional media” is replaced with … Read More

Big Spending and Big Restraint in Throne Speech

Blog, Public Affairs | July 3, 2014

By Atul Sharma, SVP Public Affairs. The Kathleen Wynne government officially started at Queen’s Park today with the reading of the Speech from the Throne. Lieutenant Governor David Onley read the government’s throne speech outlining the principles it will follow … Read More

Cabinet Announcement Highlights Government Priorities

Blog, Public Affairs | June 25, 2014

By Atul Sharma, SVP Public Affairs. What was originally expected to be a stand pat cabinet announcement has changed into what could be considered a major overhaul in the government’s approach. The biggest news coming out of today’s Cabinet announcement … Read More

Campaign Watch 2014: Ontario Election Too Close To Call

Blog, Public Affairs | June 11, 2014

Election Ontario 2014: Too close to call By Atul Sharma, SVP Public Affairs. All the clichés are true: too close to call, down to the wire, photo finish, and the only poll that counts is the one on Election Day. … Read More

Campaign Watch 2014: Wynne or lose? Close Race Continues Following Ontario Debate

Blog, Public Affairs | June 4, 2014

Wynne or lose? Close race continues following Ontario debate By Atul Sharma, SVP Public Affairs. In one of the liveliest provincial debates in recent memory, the Opposition Leaders got an opportunity to address, right off the top, the issue they … Read More

Campaign Watch 2014: Moving Into The Home Stretch

Blog, Public Affairs | May 28, 2014

Moving into the home stretch By Atul Sharma, SVP Public Affairs. As the campaign period moves into the home stretch, people will now begin to assess the leaders to see who they think would make the better Premier. In a … Read More

Campaign Watch 2014: Austerity vs. Stimulus

Blog, Public Affairs | May 21, 2014

Austerity vs Stimulus: Which one do Ontarians favour? By Atul Sharma, SVP Public Affairs. With approximately three weeks left to go in the campaign, the 2014 Ontario Election is shaping into a referendum between two competing visions of Ontario. The … Read More

Campaign Watch 2014: Wynne Takes Aim at Harper

Blog, Public Affairs, Uncategorized | May 9, 2014

By Atul Sharma, SVP Public Affairs. The Ontario provincial election campaign is blazing full steam ahead. The campaign ignited last week when Premier Wynne decided not to wait for the budget vote after NDP Leader Andrea Horwath announced in dramatic … Read More

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