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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…

3 Lessons Learned by Managing a Significant Lobby Day on The Hill

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Reem is an Associate Consultant at Grassroots Public Affairs and is based in Ottawa. Reem can be reached at reem@grassrootspa.ca Recently, I had the opportunity to lead the management of a significant lobby day for a client on Parliament…

Post-Covid Advocacy Series 4/4: Purpose – Mission – Vision.

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#1 was Territorial Markers, #2 WIIFM, and #3 Grassroots’ 3C’s. This last article will put a bow around post COVID advocacy principles as our way of encouraging all groups seeking government support to address the big-picture issues of Purpose…

Post-Covid Advocacy Series 3/4: The 3C's Clarity – Consistency – Collaboration.

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In articles 1 & 2 we addressed Territorial Markers and WIIFM. In this article, we address our trademark approach to effective advocacy which was developed based on the foundational principle that the very best people to speak FOR an industry…

Post-COVID Advocacy Series 1/4: Territorial Markers.

Sr. Communications Specialist, Ray Pons presents the first of four articles designed to help you communicate better and communicate much more by design, rather than by default [your usual, comfort-zone style of self-expression]. Advocacy,…

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,…