The new workspace more about ‘we’ than ‘me’; Top firms redesign offices to encourage interaction, creativity and spontaneous collaboration Toronto Star Tuesday, January 31 2012 Page: A10 Section: Feature Pages By: Mary Gooderham When Hill+Knowlton Strategies moves into new Toronto quarters this September, the staff of the public relations agency should be seeing a lot … Read more
A few days ago, Forum Research released the second public opinion poll since the October 2011 Ontario provincial election. It showed the Progressive Conservatives at 41 per cent of overall support, the Liberal Party at 33 per cent, and the NDP at 20 per cent. These numbers indicate a real shift in public opinion, with … Read more
H+K Insight’s interview series introduces you to some of the new ‘players’. The last Ontario provincial election produced 31 new MPPs, which means almost 30 per cent of Ontario’s 107 MPPs are new to the legislature. In today’s minority-government situation, having broad relationships across all three parties is critical. Please click here for the full article.
Overwhelmed by the many amazing events lined up for Social Media Week? Here’s our guide to those you shouldn’t miss. No time to attend? Just check in online. Now Trending: Social media & the charitable sector Monday, February 13 at 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Social media has transformed the way people can engage with … Read more
As social media’s influence over corporate brands becomes more powerful than ever, harnessing the positive power of public opinion is key in mobilizing your publics to act. Richard Millar, Global President H+K Strategies, recently shared his opinion on best practices for successfully engaging your publics. Click here for the full article.
My latest article in Canadian Business has stimulated discussion about the concept of national interest, a term that has been widely used in international relations after the Second World War to help explain why countries behave the way they do. The concept is based on the premise that the primary goals of all states are … Read more
Appointments strengthen company’s top-tier government relations expertise Toronto, ON – January 24, 2012 – Mike Coates, president and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada, the country’s No. 1-rated PR and public affairs firm, recently announced new promotions and appointments within the Ottawa office. Tom Creary, who until the end of 2011 was a senior associate with Hill+Knowlton … Read more
One of Quebec’s major communications consulting firms undergoes a global rebranding Montreal and Quebec City, January 19, 2012 – HKDP Communications and public affairs will henceforth operate under the name H+K Stratégies as part of the global repositioning of parent company Hill+Knowlton Strategies. “This change is primarily aimed at updating our brand, which has been … Read more
Canada’s top-rated communications firm shifts to new global name, brand Toronto, ON — 16 January 2012 – Hill & Knowlton Canada today announced it is repositioning as Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Hill+Knowlton Stratégies in Quebec. This follows a global rebranding exercise that began in December 2011. “While it’s rare for companies to change their brand names, … Read more
The Harper government seems to have decided Canadians need some straight talk about where our vital interests lie. Too often, our governments feel they must “go along to get along.” Trying hard to be everything to everyone has be come the accepted political norm. But no longer. Canada withdrew from the Kyoto accord last month … Read more