Infographic – Who do Ontario’s MPPs follow on Twitter?

by H+K Canada

November 28, 2013

Infographic – Who do Ontario’s MPPs follow on Twitter?

Politicians are increasingly turning to Twitter as a way to share information and engage with their communities and stakeholders. After taking a look at who our federal MPs collectively follow on Twitter, we decided to do the same at the provincial level—especially since more than 95 per cent of Ontario’s Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) … Read more

Justin Trudeau – You, sir, are no Jack Layton

So apparently Justin Trudeau fancies himself the next Jack Layton. On Monday night he told a crowd of supporters “make no mistake, the NDP is no longer the hopeful, optimistic party of Jack Layton… it is the Liberal party tonight that proved hope is stronger than fear, that positive politics can and should win out … Read more

Hardly a leap of faith

I’m new at H+K, and I love it! I got my start in the research industry at 16 years old. Since then, I’ve had the opportunity to work with hundreds of clients on thousands of assignments, ranging from pure market research to in-depth ongoing panels of every size, media polling for elections and large scale … Read more

LinkedIn keeps improving its game

Two changes to Linkedin over the past couple of weeks confirm the network platform is taking some big steps to transform itself into more than an organizational recruiting tool and resume library. With the addition of Showcase Pages and a LinkedIn—Pulse partnership, Linkedin is clearly betting we will want more places to find noteworthy content … Read more

Harper and the Canada-EU trade deal – An understated personal victory

Here is a recent article written by Mike Coates and Jack Hughes discussing the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the significance of Prime Minister Harper’s contribution to its success. This piece was originally published in Policy Magazine’s November-December issue.  The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union is the … Read more

Protecting against social media attacks

Our Boyd Neil co-wrote the following paper which was also presented on November 19, 2013 at the Ontario Bar Association’s 13th Annual Franchise Law Day. The piece was co-authored by Kerry Renker Green, corporate counsel, Franchising, Tim Hortons USA Inc., and Dominic Mochrie, partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. INTRODUCTION Social media has drastically changed the way franchisors manage … Read more

Top five management mistakes to avoid

Mike Coates recently contributed to the Leadership Lab series from the Globe and Mail. This new article series features a variety of Canadians experts and executives, offering their thoughts and views on leadership and various management issues. Here is Mike’s contribution, originally published on November 17, 2013, outlining five common management mistakes and some advice … Read more

Infographic – Anatomy of a hack(er)

With so much of our everyday living online—think e-commerce and the uprise of social media—security is always on everyone’s mind. Hacks are a reality. And while some are more serious than others, any time a site’s security is breached, it can wreak havoc and have a domino effect that reaches far beyond digital walls. Hacks … Read more