B.C. Insights: On Your Mark Get Set Go!

by Alex Mitchell

Account Director
June 29, 2022

B.C. Insights: On Your Mark Get Set Go!

The Unofficial Race to Become the Next Premier of British Columbia kicks off with the Resignation of Premier Horgan. As BC Premier John Horgan took to the podium this afternoon, British Columbians saw a committed public servant take a bow on his own terms. Politics is a tough business, and public service comes with its … Read more

H+K Welcomes Sara Loft as Public Participation Associate

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is pleased to welcome Sara Loft as an Associate to its award-winning Public Participation team in Canada. Sara is Kanien’kåha:ka, from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, and the Founder of Tawi:ne Consulting Inc., an Indigenous-owned company specializing in Indigenous engagement and consultation, policy/governance, and capacity development. Sara’s successful career spans roles with the Government … Read more

Ontario Premier Doug Ford appoints cabinet to lead government into second mandate

New faces added to an experienced, stable cabinet After a historic win earlier this month, Premier Doug Ford appointed his cabinet who will be charged with implementing the PC government’s key priorities. In contrast to Ford’s 2018 cabinet, that by necessity leaned heavily on opposition-era MPPs for their experience and insight, Ford now taps a … Read more

The Heat is On

It’s been more than a month since Premier Jason Kenney received 51 per cent in the UCP leadership review and announced his resignation as leader. That is a month for the party to lay out the process, for candidates to enter the race and for glad-handing province-wide, but by all accounts, this leadership contest feels … Read more

Summer Wrap 2022

As the House rises for summer, here’s a summary of where we are, where we’ve been, and what to watch for next. When the House of Commons reconvened after its winter break on the last day of January, the top-line issues that would characterize the latest sitting of parliament were each lined up on the … Read more

How to Manage Reputation in a Digital World

An organization’s reputation is an asset; an organization’s digital footprint and ‘online discoverability’ are a function of this reputation. Managing this asset means paying attention to how an organization shows up online. Your organization’s reputation reflects the sum of perceptions people have of your brand — and those associated with it. Reputation can be impacted … Read more

Video | Health Care on the Ballot

On May 24, H+K Canada hosted a virtual panel discussion that examined the critical health care issues that shaped the 2022 Ontario provincial election and where the major parties stood on them. Our panel of experts explored the challenges facing the upcoming new Minister of Health, including managing the ongoing pandemic, addressing surgical and diagnostic backlogs, … Read more

Ford Cruises to Second Majority Mandate

Last night, Ontario voters rewarded Premier Doug Ford with 83 seats in the Ontario Legislature and his second majority mandate – giving him seven more seats than in 2018. For the first time in Ontario since the 1920s, Ford and his team were able to increase their seat count from their first majority mandate. In a campaign … Read more

Health Care on the Ballot — What impact will Ontario’s election have on its health care system?

With Ontario’s 43rd general election now behind us, there are still many uncertainties remaining, including who will be the new Ontario Health Minister overseeing the single largest budget line in the province’s books. And, whoever that new Minister is, they will have significant challenges to try and tackle while also learning the ropes of their … Read more