Mountains Mountains

Author: Emma Shea

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?

Relationships Matter

We stand at a very interesting time in terms of resource project development in British Columbia. The Province of BC has approved or is actively encouraging the development of major projects such as the Site-C Hydro Dam, the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and multiple Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminals on BC’s coast. These … Continued

Is it just me, or are you feeling really empowered these days?

Vancouver recently held two events geared towards empowering women in the public relations and resource sectors. Maybe it was just my “lucky week” because I am heavily involved in both of those industries, but regardless, I walked away from last week feeling more motivated and empowered than I have in the last month. Sometimes it’s … Continued

Join the club: finding the right professional association for you

I regularly partake in networking meetings and informational interviews with peers who are either starting a career, want to re-launch a career, or are looking for more information about a career in public relations, communication or stakeholder engagement. The most reoccurring question I’m asked in these chats is “where do I go to connect with … Continued

The whole world is a communication expert

Reflections of the 2013 Canadian Public Relations Society Conference … Last week I attended my third Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) National Conference, held this year in Ottawa-Gatineau. As a member of the CPRS since 2009 and recently accredited with an APR, I wanted to attend to celebrate my accomplishment. I also wanted the opportunity to re-connect with communications … Continued

Working with Enbridge Northern Gateway

For more than six years, Communica Public Affairs has worked alongside Enbridge Pipelines Inc. helping to shape the public involvement and stakeholder engagement strategies and initiatives associated with the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project (Northern Gateway). In May 2010, Northern Gateway achieved a significant milestone when the company filed its regulatory application with the National Energy … Continued