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In political terms, it’s known as the Wild West—and, if you want to stay in touch with B.C. politics, we've ranked the top social media leaders to follow. From press conferences to the campaign trail, breaking news to photos of a cabinet minister’s dog, these 10 journalists and 10 MLAs will give you the latest political developments. Read More
Join H+K for an exploration of the 2015 Federal Election from platform and policy reviews, to polling results and general commentary. Stay tuned as H+K’s public affairs and engagement strategies teams share regular insights, observations and reflections from the provincial campaign trail. Read More
Hill+Knowlton Canada (H+K), the top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm in Canada, is pleased to announce that public engagement and strategic communications veteran Pierre Killeen has joined the firm’ s public + corporate affairs team in Ottawa as vice-president. Read More
Canadian political ads are just plain bad. Multi-million-dollar campaigns lack both budget and effort—a total advertising wasteland. Chris Davies thinks we should set the bar higher than the cynically expected when it comes to marketing campaigns that ultimately determine a nation’s trajectory. Read More
Events over the past decade have transformed reality within the security environment—and, most important—to the perceptual safety and security lens of Canadians. Ray Boisvert looks at what today's unpredictable threat environment means in the context of national security and the 2015 federal election. Read More
Boyd Neil takes a look at how organizations manage social media strategies for the wholesale digital transformation of processes and business systems—strategy trumps technology, in this case: social platforms. Solid digital theory generates mature strategies which lead to transformational social media programs. Read More
Goldy Hyder looks into a disheartening trend in our country: the distilling and distorting of complex policy questions into false choices between extreme positions. By framing difficult public policy issues as debates, instead of discussions or dialogues, we risk undermining our ability to address them. They degenerate into a contest of wills, not a contest of ideas. Read More
At the intersection of public policy, advertising and streaming video, Netflix created a branded story worth attention. There is no shortage of stuff to consume on the web. But there’s a lot of clutter. And so the opportunity is to break through with a steady stream of top-notch content. Read More
Boyd Neil finds key learning for marketers following Reddit's recent corporate blunders. A community is a group of people with unique shared common interests and a sense of purpose, fate and need. As Reddit learned quickly, there is danger in taking 'your' turf for granted. Read More
Typically, we devote our 10 to follow series to a specific social channel; however, the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games are an exception. It’s safe to expect all social guns to be a-blazin’ from July 10-26 and again from August 7-15. We recommend sharing your national pride alongside this follow-worthy top 10. Read More
Hailed as “the greatest outdoor show on earth,” the Calgary Stampede is more than just bull-riding, barrel racing and crop tops; it’s a cultural phenomenon. Whether you’re on-the-ground or transfixed from afar, you’ll want to join in the fun on Twitter for #Stampede2015 during the festivities. We've assembled 10 of the most informative authorities on the Stampede who we think you’ll want to follow. Read More
Hill+Knowlton Strategies is pleased to announce the creation of H+K SJR—a new service in Canada that will bring together the strategic communication and storytelling expertise of H+K, one of the country’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firms, with the audience development, content and digital publishing experience of Group SJR. Read More
On June 12, 2014, Kathleen Wynne led the Ontario Liberal Party to a fourth consecutive election victory and regained the majority government lost in the 2011 election campaign. Our public affairs team got together to take a look back at what transpired and offer some insight into what it could mean for the future. Read More
At H+K, we know we have smart, bold and creative team members—and, we’re thrilled to report that PR in Canada agrees! Congratulations to our Jessica Turner, Meghan Spilka O’Keefe, Olga Radchenko and Tristan Eclarin for sweeping PR in Canada’s 2015 Top 30 Under 30 list. Read More