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#GrassrootsGlimpse: A snapshot of the new 2022 Ontario MPPs

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Following the 2022 Ontario provincial elections, 36 new Members of Provincial Parliament have been announced. 36 out of 124 Ontario Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) will be taking a seat in the Legislative Chamber for the first…

The Incredible Opportunities, and Challenges, for Canadian Agriculture

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Recently I attended the summer meetings for the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Flying there and back, I looked out my plane’s window to see an endless patchwork of farm fields below. It’s an amazing…

First Impressions of Advocacy Networking

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Associate Consultant at Grassroots Public Affairs Reem Wahab shares her take on networking in the advocacy world as a newcomer. Attending events for the first time in the advocacy world can be quite daunting. Depending on the event,…

Defining Agriculture’s Centre of Gravity: A Look at the Gaps in Enthusiasm Among Older and Younger Canadians

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A piece written by polling & opinion research consultant, Adrian Macaulay. Over the years, polling and opinion research has enabled our firm to acquire a better understanding of how Canadians understand and perceive the country’s…

Back to "Normal"

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An opinion piece written by Ray Pons. There’s something about the human spirit that becomes evident in the most challenging yet uplifting circumstances. BMO field, Toronto, Sunday, March 27, 2022, 4.00pm EDT, saw Canada’s men’s…

The Grassroots Greenhouse 2022

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An annual snapshot of public opinion about Canadian agriculture and food. In partnership with clients and agricultural stakeholders, Grassroots’ online survey by way of a representative panel measured the direction and intensity…

2022 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BUDGET SUMMARY

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Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered the 2022 federal budget yesterday at 4:00 p.m. This year’s budget was titled A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable. The delivery of this federal budget marks the first budget…

3 Things I've Learned as a Public Affairs Intern

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Campaign Support Intern Michelle Silva discusses her new role, focusing on three things her internship experience has led her to discover about the public affairs industry.
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Summer News 2021

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What If the Pandemic Hadn't Happened? A Review of Liberal Promises | 2017 vs. 2021: Political and Economic Perspectives in Ontario | Leadership Communication Tidbits | GRPA Team Updates

Research: The Foundation of Successful Government Relations

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Research Associate Liz Gross explains why she loves research projects and highlights the enduring value of research to successful advocacy work.