Digital public affairs podcast: Minister Michelle Rempel
By October 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Digital public affairs podcast: Minister Michelle Rempel

Minister Michelle Rempel on the thornier side of online, being real, and social media as a source of important information and breaking news.

TOUCH and the critic: a healthcare and community case study
By October 1, 2014 3 Comments Read More →

TOUCH and the critic: a healthcare and community case study

A great example of how applying TOUCH can shine a positive light on a difficult matter, and can help set a better way forward.

Digital public affairs podcast: MP Sean Casey
By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Digital public affairs podcast: MP Sean Casey

Excerpts from a conversation with Liberal MP Sean Casey, a guarded lawyer turned digitally-engaged MP.

Digital public affairs podcast: MP Ted Hsu
By September 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Digital public affairs podcast: MP Ted Hsu

Excerpts from a conversation with Liberal MP Ted Hsu on considerations for digital in an MP’s communications ecosystem.

The e-petition credibility challenge (continued)
By August 5, 2014 3 Comments Read More →

The e-petition credibility challenge (continued)

E-petitions are valuable tools in the digital public affairs toolbox. However, I continue to observe cases which challenge their credibility.

Myers-Briggs-Twitter: political personality analysis
By August 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Myers-Briggs-Twitter: political personality analysis

Can analyzing the accounts our political leaders follow reveal who they are as people? Twitter may just help us do a political personality assessment.

CASL compliance, double opt-in and the MailChimp audit trail
By June 27, 2014 6 Comments Read More →

CASL compliance, double opt-in and the MailChimp audit trail

A CASL compliance procedure to keep a double opt-in audit trail with MailChimp.

Company directors need to care about CASL
By June 25, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Company directors need to care about CASL

A $1M personal liability clause in CASL is clearly designed to get the attention of company directors. It should work. No insurance policy covers this, yet.

Participate in our 2014 survey
By June 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Participate in our 2014 survey

Please spare 15 minutes to participate in our 2014 survey on digital in Canada (http://bit.ly/Opinions2014). Think of it as the long-form census you miss.

Digital public affairs video playlist opens with #VoteON candidates
By June 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Digital public affairs video playlist opens with #VoteON candidates

At the encouragement of a few of my online followers, I’ve decided to add more video content to the digital public affairs mix.

Ottawa Centre candidates on digital in their campaigns
By May 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Ottawa Centre candidates on digital in their campaigns

A video collage of insight from Ottawa Centre candidates sharing their views on the role digital is playing in their campaigns and in democratic engagement.

Conversation with Treasury Board President Tony Clement (podcast)
By May 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Conversation with Treasury Board President Tony Clement (podcast)

Treasury Board President Tony Clement on digital culture, the challenges of constraint-based communication and building bridges online.