Bacterial Inflection

by H+K Canada

May 31, 2017

Bacterial Inflection

Several years ago I attended a captivating presentation which the speaker opened, unexpectedly, with a detailed discussion of bacteria.  As it was intended to be a business seminar, not a biology lesson, most of us sat uncomfortably wondering if we were in the wrong room. At the end of his prepared remarks, however, the presenter … Read more

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Always in Beta: H+K wins UK Consultancy of the Year

Three years ago we began a journey of transforming H+K London into the Global Center of Creative Strategy for our network. Last night we were proud to be recognised as the 2017 UK Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report. Putting insight, creativity and clients at the heart of everything we do has led … Read more

The Egotistical Curtain Call Fit Only For John Terry

Welcome to Tuesday Team Talk. Every week, the H+K Sports team will give a unique perspective on the stories making the headlines across the world of sport. As a football player, being hauled off by your manager after just 26 minutes of play is just about your worst nightmare. What could you have done during … Read more

VR for all? A Glance at the New Virtual World

From virtual surgery at the Royal London Hospital to digital browsing at Ikea, virtual reality (VR) is popping up in unexpected industries as the latest tool for shoppers, educators, and more. But as VR’s applications broaden, the question for many people becomes: What are we actually going to do with it in our everyday lives? … Read more

Are We on the Verge of a Scottish Spring?

To the residents of the United Kingdom, the signs of the breakup of the old international order are no longer limited to the far-flung regions of their former empire, but are now evident on their own shores. On March 29, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May triggered her nation’s exit from the E.U. by formally invoking … Read more

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Variety Recognizes H+K with Media Award

Variety The Children’s Charity has recognized H+K as one of seven worldwide recipients of the Variety International Media Award, presented at the Variety International World Conference held in Atlanta.  The Media Award acknowledges companies or individuals involved in the media that promote awareness of Variety The Children’s Charity brand along with Variety’s mission and the … Read more

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada wins big at industry awards

TORONTO, ON (May 3, 2017) – H+K took home top honours at the 2017 SABRE Awards, winning Best Canadian Campaign of the Year for its work on Plan International Canada’s #GirlsBelongHere program to mark International Day of the Girl. Presented by the Holmes Report, the SABRE Awards recognize superior achievement in branding reputation and engagement. … Read more

China Looks Outward

According to a report released last week by the Rhodium Group and the National Committee on US-China Relations, Chinese direct investment in America is at an all-time high. Chinese companies now directly employ over 140,000 workers in the U.S. and, as of 2016, China had invested $46 billion in the United States—triple the amount in … Read more

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Softwood lumber: The never-ending battle

This article was originally published in The Globe and Mail on May 26, 2017. Gordon Ritchie is a former free-trade negotiator, special envoy for softwood lumber, and author of Wrestling with the Elephant: the Inside Story of the Canada-US Trade Wars. In the iconic film, Groundhog Day, the hero is obliged to relive the day’s events … Read more

Hill+Knowlton Canada hires municipal public affairs specialist in Toronto

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Wright as vice-president, municipal public affairs, in its Toronto office. Kim joins H+K from a boutique public affairs agency in Toronto, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge about the processes and practices of municipal governments and their related agencies, authorities and school … Read more