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

2020 Annual Conference: Public Affairs During a Time of Sustained Urgency and Change - Agility, Evolution, and Resilience

November 16, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Public Affairs is critical during this period of intense change and uncertainty in our society, politics, and business. Our professional and personal worlds have collided as we navigate living and leading through a long-term pandemic.

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PAAC Alberta Webinar: Meet the Minister

October 29, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Join us for a discussion with the newest Minister of the Alberta Government, the Hon. Tracy Allard, Minister of Municipal Affairs. Hear about what got her involved in politics, her mandate, and what we can expect from the fall legislative session.

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PAAC Webinar: Compliance and Registration: An Update from the Federal, Ontario and City of Toronto Lobbying Commissioners

October 21, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Join the Federal, Ontario and City of Toronto Lobbying Commissioners for a panel discussion on the latest developments on compliance, registration and regulatory developments happening within their respective jurisdictions.

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PAAC Webinar: Compliance and Registration: An Update from the Federal, Ontario and City of Toronto Lobbying Commissioners

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Join the Federal, Ontario and City of Toronto Lobbying Commissioners for a panel discussion on the latest developments on compliance, registration and regulatory developments happening within their respective jurisdictions.

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PAAC Alberta Webinar: Meet the Minister

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Join us for a discussion with the newest Minister of the Alberta Government, the Hon. Tracy Allard, Minister of Municipal Affairs. Hear about what got her involved in politics, her mandate, and what we can expect from the fall legislative session.

Learn more

2020 Annual Conference: Public Affairs During a Time of Sustained Urgency and Change - Agility, Evolution, and Resilience

Monday, November 16, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Public Affairs is critical during this period of intense change and uncertainty in our society, politics, and business. Our professional and personal worlds have collided as we navigate living and leading through a long-term pandemic.

Learn more
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Latest updates

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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3 Keys for Associations to Survive a COVID-19 Economy

June 3, 2020

An article published on LinkedIn by Alex Greco

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President's Message

March 31, 2020

A message to our members from Ryan J. Eickmeier

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Ryan J. Eickmeier

President

Ryan is the Chief Executive Officer of Helping Hands Daycare, where he strategically leads all aspects of the organization, including government relations.

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