Q+A – Tara Nolan, freelance writer

by H+K Canada

April 30, 2014

H+K VP makes the 2014 Forty Under 40 list

Congratulations to our very own Darcy Walsh for making the 2014 Forty Under 40 presented by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ottawa Business Journal. Forty Under 40 recognizes accomplished leaders who are under the age of 40 and also give back to their community. Darcy is a VP in our Ottawa office and … Read more

Introducing FB Newswire

Facebook today announced the launch of what it is calling “a new resource for journalists and newsrooms to find, share and embed newsworthy content from Facebook in the media they produce.” FBNewswire will aggregate public content shared by anyone on Facebook that might be considered newsworthy. Journalists will be able to sift and curate FB … Read more

Q+A – Kat Tancock, freelance writer

Kat is a freelance writer, editor and digital consultant based in Toronto. She is the co-founder of content agency Tavanberg, new media editor at Food & Drink magazine and a frequent contributor to publications such as the Globe and Mail and Up!. Follow Kat on Twitter: @kattancock. +1 What do you read to keep current on the latest trends … Read more

H+K Ottawa strengthens public engagement offering from within

OTTAWA (April 22, 2014) — Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K)—Canada’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm—is pleased to announce it has promoted Mary Pat MacKinnon and Manon Abud, two seasoned public engagement experts, to vice-presidents in its Ottawa office. “Mary Pat and Manon are both proven leaders in their field, respected by peers and colleagues alike … Read more

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada celebrated as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces

TORONTO (April 17, 2014) — It’s déjà vu: the Great Place to Work® Institute Canada has named Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) one of the Best Workplaces in Canada—for the eighth consecutive year. Listed alongside 100 other companies, all announced in Globe and Mail’s special national report today, Canada’s No. 1-rated public affairs and public relations … Read more

Coates – Focus on the real issues

The sudden death of former finance minister Jim Flaherty, which happened less than 72 hours after Quebecers resoundingly elected a new government, quickly—and rightly—delayed detailed analysis of the result. But now that Canada has said farewell to Mr. Flaherty with a state funeral, it is time to consider some important election lessons from Quebec that … Read more

An Australian PR professional abroad

Yes, yes. Another Australian has made the 20+ hour flight from Australia to Canada. Yes, the snow-capped mountains and promise of crisp air lured me in. Yes, I had to be close to snowboarding and mountain biking meccas like Whistler, Squamish and the North Shore. But no, I do not want to be recognised as … Read more

Who will tell our stories?

The Pew Research Center’s “State of the News Media 2014” has justifiably occasioned scads of discussion, although somewhat less hand wringing than in the past. As the title of one part of the study — The Growth in Digital Reporting —  implies, replacing concern about the bleeding of journalist jobs is increasing optimism that the … Read more