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Author: Kolin Lovett

The Communica team comes from a diverse background with many different experiences and passions. Whether it is travel, politics, communications, public relations, social media, marketing, public policy or law… there’s no shortage of unique ideas around the boardroom table. Below you’ll find blogs on some of our ideas. What’s got you thinking?

CAPP’s overview of Canada’s Energy Future: lack of infrastructure and opportunity for energy innovation

CAPP’s overview of Canada’s Energy Future: lack of infrastructure and opportunity for energy innovation Canada’s Energy Future was the topic of a recent Greater Vancouver Board of Trade event by Jeff Gaulin, Vice President of Communications for the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), a not-for-profit organization representing upstream oil and gas producers. From the … Continued

Online Petitions: Are they accepted by provincial and federal authorities?

UPDATE: December 10, 2015 The federal government of Canada implemented an e-petition platform that will allow petitions to be signed and circulated online. Petitions made through this tool will require a government response after a minimum of 500 signatures are obtained. This e-petition platform was launched Friday December 4. However, this does not mean that … Continued

The Power of a Hashtag: #BoycottTims Case Study

With over 350,000 tweets sent per minute worldwide (Internet Live Stats) it takes a quite a few people talking about the same thing to get a topic trending on Twitter. While you still get your fair share of selfies and cute animal photos, today’s “trending” posts showcase engagement and major public attention. Through hashtags, keywords … Continued

Communica Vancouver Sun Run

Our Vancouver office is gearing up for the Vancouver Sun Run this Sunday – this is Communica’s first year having a Sun Run team.  After months (or weeks, or a couple days) of training all that’s left to do is compile our playlists to keep us motivated as we make our way through the 10K! … Continued

Referendum vs Plebiscite – Not to be confused!

In Vancouver, we’re starting to see the onslaught of advertisements that go along with the upcoming vote on the proposed Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax to assist in improving transit options. The vote runs from March 16 – May 29. Politics aside, let’s focus on the communication in the advertisements as there is a fundamental … Continued

Community investment – it matters!

Communica advisors were recently asked to provide insight and counsel into creating a localized community investment plan for one of our clients. As we began the task of taking stock of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in B.C., we began to reflect upon what community investment dollars really mean for our clients, and the communities they … Continued