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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?

Q & A with Jeff Aviss

Q & A with Jeff Aviss By Sarah Bartlett Junior Analyst Jeff Aviss joined Communica’s Stakeholder Information Management (SIM) team in April 2018. In addition to his core abilities in information management, Jeff has an extensive background in archaeology, a keen interest in history and a passion for the outdoors. In his early career as … Continued

Communica on the Move – Part One

Communica on the Move – Part One By Sarah Bartlett “We have an interesting design for you guys,” says MAKE Design Lab’s Design Associate Osiris Tablero. Osiris is a design associate with MAKE Design Lab, a Calgary-based design firm that has been busy helping Communica develop its new, modern office space. By mid-July, 2018, Communica … Continued

Communica Welcomes Advisor Carlie Montgomery

Communica Welcomes Advisor Carlie Montgomery By Sarah Bartlett Creative, determined and perceptive. For Carlie Montgomery, these three words best sum up the young Advisor. After chatting with Carlie, you can’t help but be impressed by her knowledge and instinct as a professional communicator. Those working out of Communica’s Calgary office already recognize Carlie as a … Continued

Renewable Power Development and Industry Engagement 101 Session

FNPA Renewable Power Development and Industry Engagement 101 Session By Eric Mohun Hosted by the First Nation Power Authority (FNPA)and First Nation leadership, members of both the government and energy industry gathered in Calgary on February 7, 2018 at the Grey Eagle Resort to share information and discuss how best to develop renewable energy projects … Continued

Communica is on Instagram!

We are on Instagram! The social media landscape is changing and having an Instagram account allows us to be more cutting edge and connect to a broader target segment. By connecting with our clients, current employees, and future employees on Instagram we are hoping to expand our social media influence and connect to people and … Continued

National Aboriginal Day

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 is National Aboriginal Day. A variety of celebrations are happening throughout Canada to celebrate Inuit, Metis and First Nations. National Aboriginal Day was established in 1996 by former Governor General Roméo A. LeBlanc. It is a day devoted to the recognition of Indigenous groups and their historic and current contributions to … Continued

Meet Rachel : Our Eyes and Ears Behind Pulse Check

For the past two months, Rachel Chapman has been the eyes on the ground for Pulse Check, Communica’s bi-monthly newsletter focusing on activities of supporters and critics surrounding Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP). Rachel has attended numerous rallies and events. Being at the forefront of the discourse on TMEP gives her a unique opportunity to access the people driving the … Continued

The Power Within Silence

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said”    –Peter Drucker, management consultant, educator and author. In order to be successful communicators we must first be successful listeners. Last month I attended the Sauder School of Business’ Unlimited Leadership conference. Darrell Kopke, former Lululemon General Manager and Kit and Ace CEO, spoke about … Continued

Communica’s Pulse Check – A “behind-the-scenes” bi-monthly report

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) is currently one of the most closely watched infrastructure developments in Canada. The Project has been approved by the federal government and Kinder Morgan has indicated that construction is scheduled to commence in September 2017. As we enter the province of BC’s post-election phase and closer to potential … Continued

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