WHAT IS PAAC?

The Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) is a national, not-for-profit organization founded in 1984. Our principle objective is to help public affairs professionals succeed in their work by providing them with forums for professional development, the exchange of new ideas and networking.

Upcoming events

PAAC BC Annual General Meeting

April 21, 2022
In person or online, depending on pandemic restrictions
The Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter (PAAC - BC) invites you to attend our 2022 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm, followed by a member reception from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.* At the AGM elections will be held to select the 2022 PAAC - BC Board and Executive.
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PAAC Annual General Meeting

February 24, 2022
Zoom
The PAAC Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 3:30 pm to 5 pm EST. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2022 National PAAC Board of Directors and Executive.
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PAAC Ontario Annual General Meeting

March 3, 2022
Zoom
The PAAC Ontario AGM will be held March 3, 2022, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm (EST). At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2022 PAAC Ontario Board and Executive.
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PAAC Annual General Meeting

February 24, 2022
Zoom

The PAAC Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 3:30 pm to 5 pm EST. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2022 National PAAC Board of Directors and Executive.

Learn more

PAAC Ontario Annual General Meeting

March 3, 2022
Zoom

The PAAC Ontario AGM will be held March 3, 2022, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm (EST). At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2022 PAAC Ontario Board and Executive.

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PAAC Alberta Annual General Meeting

March 15, 2022
Zoom

The PAAC Alberta Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2022 at 12:00pm MT. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2022 PAAC Alberta Board of Directors and Executive.

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PAAC Annual General Meeting

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Zoom

The PAAC Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 3:30 pm to 5 pm EST. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2022 National PAAC Board of Directors and Executive.

Learn more

PAAC Ontario Annual General Meeting

Thursday, March 3, 2022
Zoom

The PAAC Ontario AGM will be held March 3, 2022, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm (EST). At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2022 PAAC Ontario Board and Executive.

Learn more

PAAC Alberta Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Zoom

The PAAC Alberta Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2022 at 12:00pm MT. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2022 PAAC Alberta Board of Directors and Executive.

Learn more

PAAC BC Annual General Meeting

Thursday, April 21, 2022
In person or online, depending on pandemic restrictions

The Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter (PAAC - BC) invites you to attend our 2022 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm, followed by a member reception from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.* At the AGM elections will be held to select the 2022 PAAC - BC Board and Executive.

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Latest updates

A Year of COVID-19: What Have Communicators Learned and What's Next

April 8, 2021

Communicators have had a year of dealing with the uncertainties and rapid-fire developments brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The experience has been a crash-course in crisis preparation and management. How can we use what we've learned to create better communications strategies moving forward?

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Capobianco: Municipal lobbyist registries needed in Ontario

November 19, 2020

In this op-ed, past PAAC President John Capobianco, with support from PAAC Ontario, addresses municipal lobbying registries and acknowledges the value of lobbying as an important part of public policy.

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PAAC Ontario Letter to Commissioner Wake - Interpretation Bulletin September 10, 2020

September 28, 2020

PAAC Ontario Letter to Commissioner Wake - Interpretation Bulletin September 10, 2020

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