Please, don’t let the NDP and UCP blow away this election 

by H+K Alberta

May 23, 2023

Listen Up. The Case For Greater Citizen Engagement

This article was originally published by WPP in the organization’s biennial research study The Leaders’ Report: The Evolving Future of Government Communication. Only 22% of government communicators say their organization engaged well with citizens over the last five years – despite the urgent need they faced to quickly support communities to change behaviour during and … Read more

Long Distance Throne Speech Outlines Premier Eby’s Action Plan for 2023

BC Premier David Eby says his government’s focus in 2023 will be on housing, affordability, public safety, health care and climate change. Those are the key takeaways from an unconventional opening of a new sitting of Parliament that saw Premier Eby absent from the Legislative Assembly while BC Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin delivered Eby’s first … Read more

Time to Talk with Sheila Wisniewski Ep.5: The Power of Purpose

Introducing Tanya Bevington, Head of Communications at IKEA Canada In our Time to Talk series, our President + CEO Sheila Wisniewski introduces us to people from all over Canada, from different industries and disciplines to have deep and insightful conversations about our world.  For the fifth episode, Sheila speaks with Tanya Bevington, Head of Communications at IKEA Canada. In … Read more

Who Participates in Public Engagement?

Five Best Practices for Cultivating Safe Spaces in Engagement Processes­ With a much greater focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, organizations are faced with the challenge of fostering meaningful dialogue with groups that have been historically excluded from decision-making processes. As public engagement practitioners gather this week at the International Association for Public Participation’s North … Read more

H+K Strengthens Communications and Tech Offering in B.C. with addition of Lindsay Chan to Agency Leadership Team in Western Canada

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of Canada’s leading public relations and public affairs firms, is proud to announce the addition of Lindsay Chan as Vice-President, Corporate Communications to its Western Canada team. Lindsay joins H+K’s industry-leading team in British Columbia bringing more than 15 years of experience in the technology, government, and not-for-profit sectors with a … Read more

The future of business is purpose-driven: Unlocking the value of ESG for tech companies

Last week, 35,000 tech enthusiasts from around the globe came together in Toronto for one of North America’s largest tech conferences – Collision – to discuss an array of topics including the metaverse, NFTs, AI, cryptocurrency and data privacy, with over a thousand startups looking to make their mark with investors. In the various pitch … Read more

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

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