Infographic – Rating the ratings

by H+K Canada

October 31, 2013

Infographic – Rating the ratings

Ratings are a welcome service in a world filled with too much information, too many choices and limited time. Examples of ratings are everywhere: They include rankings, such as Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list, expert test results, such as those found in Consumer Reports, and user reviews, such as those found on Amazon or … Read more

More investment policy change

An interesting policy development occurred during my recent trip to China for the Canada China Business Council’s AGM and policy conference held from October 16 to 18. Prime Minister Harper not only signed an agreement with the EU that raised the threshold limits of foreign investment by EU countries to 1.5 billion, but the agreement … Read more

H+K client panel – A meeting of minds

At H+K we’re fortunate to work with great clients, across a number of different sectors and industries.  On October 23 a few of our clients joined us in Toronto for a panel discussion, where they shared their perspectives on some of the challenges they face. The speakers provided valuable insights on what it’s like to … Read more

Up close and personal with Team Wynne advisors

On October 16th, H+K hosted a luncheon event at our Toronto office featuring two senior members of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s team for a discussion on the Liberal government’s priorities for the year ahead.  Tom Teahen, chief of staff to the Premier and Karim Bardeesy, executive director of policy to the Premier addressed a crowd … Read more

Top five things in the throne speech and why

Why is this Speech important? Exactly half way through its mandate, the Conservative government was eager to re-set its agenda, which is why the Prime Minster triggered the need for today’s Speech from the Throne by proroguing Parliament. This is almost certainly the last Speech from the Throne before the 2015 federal election. The wide-ranging … Read more

Infographic – The benefits of "big pharma" for Ontario

The Conference Board of Canada recently released a report entitled Reducing the Health Care and Societal Costs of Disease: The Role of Pharmaceuticals. The study looked at six commonly-used classes of drugs and the benefits that arise from their use, specifically in Ontario. The Board’s analysis demonstrated that there are some significant benefits for both … Read more

Big contests, big awareness

To build its social media community, improve direct-to-consumer engagement and drive product awareness, we work with Motorola Mobility Canada using a 360-degree marketing approach that includes contests. As Motorola’s social media partner, we are well-positioned to create contests with strategic, goal-oriented precision – and execute them flawlessly. Our Motorola “Four Weeks of RAZR Awesome” exceeded … Read more

The success of rural Canada

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is the independent association that represents all rural municipal governments in Saskatchewan. By levering our deep knowledge of government and extensive network of key decision-makers, Hill+Knowlton has helped the association establish a very strong voice in Ottawa over the past 12 years. This voice has not only influenced … Read more