January 17, 2017
Zak Paget, Account Director, Public Affairs President Obama delivered his final official address as Commander-in-Chief last week and many have turned their minds to this Friday’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. The impulse to focus on what’s to come is understandable. Countless articles have been posted reflecting on lessons learned from both campaigns, and November 8th seems in many ways a distant memory. I get that. And I don’t intend to re-litigate the past. But...
January 12, 2017
Today Premier Wynne announced a minor Cabinet shuffle, prompted by the resignation of Sault Ste. Marie MPP and former Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services David Orazietti last December. While still minor, the shuffle did include more moves than many had initially anticipated – in some instances when a sitting minister resigns, only their replacement is named – but in this case the Premier used it as an opportunity to reduce her overall cabinet by...
December 19, 2016
On December 15th FleishmanHillard Toronto was pleased to welcome Karim Bardeesy to speak with clients about ‘Making the Government Relationship Work.’ Karim would certainly know – until recently, he served as Deputy Principal Secretary to Premier Kathleen Wynne, and prior to that as Executive Director of Policy for Premier Wynne and the Hon. Dalton McGuinty. With the tectonic plates of politics shifting rapidly, it is more important than ever to understand how policy is developed...