Twitter holdouts – 140 characters not enough for some politicians

by H+K Canada

December 23, 2013

Twitter holdouts – 140 characters not enough for some politicians

Geoff Owen spoke to the Toronto Star about our recent infographic that outlined the top 20 most followed Twitter handles amongst Ontario’s MPP. Here is a copy of that article featuring Geoff’s thoughts about the key communications role that Twitter plays in the #ONpoli arena.This article was originally published on TheStar.com on December 23, 2013. Twitter holdouts: … Read more

Canada’s unexpected media moments – 2013

As the end of the year rapidly approaches us, the H+K team has once again reflected and nominated the top newsmakers, campaigns and events to take Canada’s media landscape by storm in 2013. Scandal, resolve, triumph and tragedy all made headlines across Canada this year and there was no shortage of options to fill out … Read more

Former PMO senior policy advisor joins Hill+Knowlton’s energy practice

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K)—the country’s top-rated public relations and public affairs firm—is pleased to announce that Mark Cameron will be the firm’s deputy practice leader of its national energy practice, effective January 2, 2014. “We continue to see tremendous growth in Canada’s energy sector, and the potential for future growth in the sector remains positive. … Read more

Lessons learned from the political life

Our chief operating office Tonie Chaltas was recently invited to speak at a Women in Politics event. She talked about her communications journey in the political arena and some key learnings she has taken away from her experiences. Here are some highlights from Tonie’s speech. Over the years, I’ve worked and volunteered for politicians and … Read more

Infographic – Who are the most influential Québec national assembly members on Twitter?

As a communications tool, Twitter plays a large role in the Québec political environment. Many MNAs use Twitter to share information, connect with followers and interact with their communities. Hill+Knowlton has taken a look at activity levels on Twitter and ranked the 20 most influential members of the Québec national assembly on the platform.