Events

Speakers:
Tom Allison, Bruce Davis, Suzanne Van Bommel, Jonathan Espie, John Duffy, Chad Walsh, Lise Jolicoeur, Omar Khan

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 12:00 am

The Seismic Change in Canadian Politics, Business, and Culture and What it Means for Our Future.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, March 25, 2013, 8:15 am – 9:30 am

With Roxanne Cramer, President, Cramer and Company

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, April 29, 2013, 8:00 am – 9:30 am

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

2013 PAAC Summer Social

At: Toronto
When: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 12:00 am

The Public Affairs Association of Canada is pleased to invite you to our Award of Distinction Luncheon. Join friends, colleagues and fellow PAAC members as we honour the recipient of the 2012 PAAC Award of Distinction, Steve Paikin.

At: Sheraton Centre Toronto
When: Thursday, September 19, 2013, - Friday, September 20, 2013, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

The Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) and the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) invite members of both associations to an open house discussion on the Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct, and related issues.

At: Ottawa Convention Centre
When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Political Speaker Series: “Priorities of the Ontario Government”

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, December 2, 2013, 11:45 am – 1:30 pm

An invitation for PAAC Members and Guests to attend PAAC’s 2013 Holiday Social

At: La Société Bistro
When: Thursday, December 5, 2013, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Government Relations Institute of Canada is pleased to invite you to a pre-budget panel in Ottawa in the lead up to the 2014 federal budget.

At: Métropolitain Brasserie & Restaurant
When: Monday, February 10, 2014, 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) invites all to join us in welcoming back the Ontario Legislature for the 2014 winter session.

At: Ontario Legislature, Room 230
When: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join PAAC on March 28 to hear Greg Lyle, Managing Director of Innovative Research Group, discuss the potential roads to victory for the Liberals, PCs and NDP as we enter a possible spring election cycle.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Friday, March 28, 2014, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Due to extenuating circumstances, this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, May 5, 2014, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Permanent Campaign
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Toronto

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 7:45 am – 7:00 pm

Mingle with fellow members, guests and your Board, hosted by PAAC, while enjoying beverages and appetizers at one of Toronto’s best wine bars.

At: Crush Wine Bar
When: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please join the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) for a special post-election breakfast panel on Tuesday, July 8, at BLG’s office, 40 King Street West, 44th Floor, Toronto.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Please join PAAC on Monday, September 8, to hear Greg Lyle, Managing Director of Innovative Research Group, deliver a post-provincial-election presentation on the election results and what they mean for all three political parties.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, September 8, 2014, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us for an inspirational morning of conversation with one of Canada’s most successful women in public affairs, Jennifer Keesmaat.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:30 am – 9:30 am

PAAC is pleased to invite you to our Award of Distinction Luncheon to honour Dr. Ann Cavoukian.

At: Arcadian Loft
When: Thursday, September 25, 2014, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Please join the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) on Wednesday, October 29th for an exclusive post municipal election panel.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

An invitation for PAAC Members and Guests to attend PAAC’s 2014 Holiday Social

At: La Société Bistro
When: Thursday, December 4, 2014, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Notice of PAAC Annual General Meeting and Call for Nominations

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, December 15, 2014, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS IN THE 24/7 SOCIAL MEDIA WORLD

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:30 am – 10:00 am

The Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) will host an event in the lead up to the 2015 federal budget. Please join us for some insightful analysis and spirited debate with a high profile panel of seasoned Ottawa professionals.

At: Métropolitain Brasserie & Restaurant
When: Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

March 25, 2015 – Metro Vancouver Transit Plebiscite: Who’s Connecting With Voters and Why

At: Borden Ladner Gervais Law Offices
When: Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Register Now for PAAC’s Annual Queen’s Park Reception

At: Queen’s Park Main Legislative Building
When: Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Canadian Bar Association Webcast Event

At: Webcast
When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 8:00 am – 9:30 am

How do you develop and sustain your relationships? How is the media landscape changing that will impact your media relations strategies and results?

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

What are the key insights from the leadership race? What does the outcome of the election mean for the Ontario PC Party over the next four years?

Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada on Tuesday, May 12th for a special panel of those close to the leadership campaigns.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

REGISTER for PAAC’s annual conference – The Art and Science of Public Affairs.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Thursday, June 4, 2015, 7:45 am – 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate and honour excellence in public affairs.

At: The National Club – Main Dining Room
When: Thursday, June 4, 2015, 11:30 am – 1:15 pm

Annual PAAC Summer Social – June 11, 2015 at CRUSH Wine Bar

At: Crush Wine Bar
When: Thursday, June 11, 2015, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

In November 2014, Campbell Strategies launched a pro bono campaign for Canada’s remaining thalidomide survivors. Although for many a forgotten issue, the campaign publicly raised the plight of Canada’s Thalidomide survivors, achieved a unanimous vote in the House of Commons (in just eight days), and resulted in a $180 million funding package for Canada’s remaining […]

At: Blakes
When: Monday, June 22, 2015, 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Election 2015 is shaping up to be the first time ever that all three major national parties have a chance of winning. Greg Lyle will be sharing Innovative Research Group’s work for the Hill Times and the Globe and Mail on the campaign.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais Law Offices
When: Monday, September 28, 2015, 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Election 2015 is shaping up to be the first time ever that all three major national parties have a chance of winning. Greg Lyle will be sharing Innovative Research Group’s work for the Hill Times and the Globe and Mail on the campaign.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, October 5, 2015, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join The Public Affairs Association of Canada for breakfast on Tuesday, October 27 for a panel discussion on the election, key turning points and what the results mean for Canadian public policy and your organization.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Please join us on Monday November 23, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm as we present the Honourable Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. 

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, November 23, 2015, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

PAAC Holiday Social – Thursday, December 17, 2015 – Drake One Fifty, 150 York Street, Toronto

At: Drake One Fifty
When: Thursday, December 17, 2015, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Presented by the Simon Fraser University Institute of Governance Studies, Public Affairs
Association of Canada-BC Chapter and the Office of the Registrar of Lobbyists for British
Columbia:

At: SFU Harbour Centre
When: Friday, January 22, 2016, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter (PAAC-BC) invites you to attend our 2016 annual meeting on January 22, 2016, 12:30 – 1:00 pm.

At: SFU Harbour Centre
When: Friday, January 22, 2016, 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for an inspirational morning of conversation with one of Canada’s most accomplished and fascinating not-for-profit leaders.

At: Office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 8:00 am – 9:30 am

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

At: Queen’s Park Main Legislative Building, Committee Rooms 228 & 230
When: Monday, February 22, 2016, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) for a breakfast and panel discussion that will focus on how organizations can advance their advocacy efforts with the new Federal government.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (Toronto)
When: Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

On May 18th our expert panelists will discuss the risks and opportunities related to climate change that may exist for your organization, as well as how it may shape future policy development by government on all levels.

At: The National Club (Toronto)
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

2016 Annual Conference – The Art & Science of Public Affairs

At: Toronto Region Board of Trade
When: Thursday, June 2, 2016, All Day

Join us as we celebrate and honour excellence in public affairs.

At: Toronto Region Board of Trade
When: Thursday, June 2, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter (PAAC-BC) for a lunch-time panel discussion on the role of communications and the importance of advocacy in BC’s environmental assessment process.

At: The Charles Room, Bentall Centre II
When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Join us for our annual summer social in the city!

At: Frings Restaurant – Toronto
When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SEATING IS LIMITED – REGISTER TODAY TO AVOID DISAPOINTMENT

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, July 25, 2016, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

As summer fades and calendars fill with meetings, take a couple of hours to connect with colleagues and PAAC-BC board members at this networking event. We look forward to seeing you there!

At: Lions Pub at Terminal City
When: Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Public Affairs Association of Canada presents: Breakfast with… Steve Orsini
Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Monday, September 26, 2016, 8:00 am – 9:30 am

The Public Affairs Association of Canada presents Breakfast with … Steven Del Duca
Ontario’s Minister of Transportation.

At: The National Club – Main Dining Room
When: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Please join us for a special breakfast presentation featuring Greg Lyle, Managing Director of Innovative Research Group where he will discuss how and why the 2016 U.S. election unfolded the way it did and what the results mean for public affairs professionals across Canada.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) LLP Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
When: Friday, December 9, 2016, 8:00 am – 9:30 am

On December 13, 2016 Mingle with fellow members, guests and your Board hosts while enjoying beverages and appetizers at one of Toronto’s trendiest venues. We look forward to seeing you there.

At: Montecito Restaurant
When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

On May 9th, British Columbians go to the polls to choose who will lead the province for the next four years. Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada’s BC Chapter for an exclusive lunchtime discussion with Mike McDonald and Mira Oreck to hear insights and predictions about how next six months will unfold and what to expect during the 28-day writ period.

At: Oceanic Plaza 1066 West Hastings St. Vancouver, BC
When: Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 11:45 am – 1:30 pm

Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) on March 3, 2017 for a breakfast panel that will focus on key compliance and registration issues facing lobbyists across federal, provincial and municipal Jurisdictions in Canada.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) LLP Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
When: Friday, March 3, 2017, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, for PAAC’s annual Queen’s Park Reception. Network with fellow members and key provincial decision makers. Attendance is free* to PAAC members who have renewed for 2017. Members may bring one guest.

At: Queen’s Park Main Legislative Building
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) for an exciting panel discussion on the current state of Ontario politics, and the key policy issues that are currently top of mind in Ontario and will continue to be so until Election Day.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) LLP Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
When: Monday, April 10, 2017, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Our conversation with Minister Thibeault will explore how the Fair Hydro Plan was developed, as well as some insight as to how he and his ministry navigated the complex nature of Ontario’s electricity policies along the way. Please join us for this exciting session.

At: Torys LLP, 79 Wellington St. W. 33rd Floor, Toronto
When: Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Join us for dynamic discussions covering a variety of topics such as career path recommendations and moves, work-life balance, experiential requirements to name but a few.

At: Samara Canada, 33 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto
When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) on Tuesday, June 6th for its annual Arts and Science of Public Affairs Conference.

At: St. Andrew´s Club, Sun Life Financial Tower 150 King St. W.
When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm

Since 2001 the PAAC has presented an Award of Distinction* to a member of the public affairs community who, over their career, has made a significant contribution to public affairs in Canada. Join us this year as we present the 2017 Award of Distinction to: Barb Fox, CEO at Enterprise * Please note, if you […]

At: St. Andrew´s Club, Sun Life Financial Tower 150 King St. W.
When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

PAAC Presents: Post Conservative Party of Canada Leadership Race Panel What are the key insights from the leadership race? What does the outcome of the election mean for the Conservative Party of Canada in the lead up to the 2019 Election? Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada on Wednesday, June 14th for a special […]

At: Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) LLP
When: Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Come to exchange ideas and connect with women passionate about advancing and developing their public affairs careers. This is a unique opportunity to discuss applying our panelists’ inspiring and valuable insights to your career.

At: Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP
When: Thursday, June 22, 2017, 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Housing Affordability in Ontario: Where do we go from here? Surging home prices, fast-rising rent and uncontrollable bidding wars in Canada’s hot real estate markets have prompted sweeping action by governments to support housing affordability; first it was the foreign buyers tax in British Columbia, and then, this April, Ontario announced its Fair Housing Plan […]

At: The National Club
When: Monday, July 10, 2017, 8:30 am – 10:30 am

A consultation period on the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is now underway. The renegotiation has placed a focus on several key policy issues, including Buy American, Softwood Lumber and Digital Services. While the Government of Canada continues to promote the value of the trade agreement to its neighbours south of […]

At: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 8:00 am – 10:00 am