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Author: General Administrator

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?

Summary: The 2016 Federal Budget and Aboriginal Programs

Working in Aboriginal relations, we at Communica think it is important to stay up-to-date on current policy, legislative, legal, social and political trends in Canada. Below, we summarize the Aboriginal funding items announced in the 2016 federal budget. Overall, the funding commitments to Aboriginal programs, particularly on-reserve programming, is unprecedented. This signals the federal government’s … Continued

Government of Canada Policy Implications to the EA Process

On January 27, 2016, the government of Canada announced interim guidelines in an effort to “restore confidence” in the environmental assessment (EA) process. These guidelines will apply to proposed projects assessed by the National Energy Board (NEB) and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA), and mark the beginning of what is likely to be a series … Continued

B.C. Economic Forum: Women as a Catalyst for Growth

The inaugural Women as a Catalyst for Growth forum occurred last year as an initiative to support British Columbia (B.C.) women in business and advance the conversation into action strategies for economic growth. The second annual B.C. Economic Forum: Women as a Catalyst for Growth hosted by the Vancouver Board of Trade takes place this … Continued

Aboriginal Issues in the 42nd Canadian Federal Election

Don’t know where the Liberals, Conservatives and NDP stand on Aboriginal issues during this Canadian election campaign?  You’re not alone.  Don’t want to sift through the massive amounts of information available online? No problem.  We’ve done it for you.  The following table outlines where each party stands on the various issues concerning Aboriginal peoples in … Continued

We’re growing across Western Canada!

Communica Public Affairs (Communica) is pleased to announce the creation of two senior executive roles within our Western Canadian operations. “As part of our long term strategic growth plan we have identified an immediate opportunity to grow our organization and add two senior roles,” says Doug Ford, Principal of Communica. Effective immediately, Emma Shea has … Continued

Job Posting: General Manager – Prairies

The Company Communica Public Affairs (Communica), with offices in Calgary and Vancouver, is Western Canada’s largest stakeholder engagement specialist firm. Our company supplies a distinctive suite of consultation, communication and information management support services to help our clients develop the strategies and plans they need to establish and manage external relationships. General Manager, Prairies Communica … Continued

Join us for Happy Hour in Prince George

Happy hour isn’t just for Fridays. On Monday, May 25 we are hosting a networking reception in Prince George during the BC Chamber of Commerce AGM. Event details are as follows: Monday, May 25, 4:00 to 6:00 pm Winston Room, Coast Inn of the North 770 Brunswick St., Prince George Event features complimentary beverages, snacks, … Continued

Spark Women’s Leadership Conference

Communica will be participating for the first time in the Spark Women’s Leadership Conference in the energetic Northern British Columbia town of Fort St. John.  The Spark Women’s Leadership Conference launched last year to promote a sense of community and leadership among women in northern British Columbia (BC).  In 2014, over 150 women attended from … Continued