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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.

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PAAC Alberta: The Political Economy of Plastics - In Conversation with Industry and Public Policy Experts

March 10, 2021
Via Zoom, Link will be sent in your registration confirmation
Canadians across the country have grown accustomed to the practicality of single-use plastic items. In October 2020, Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson unveiled a list of plastics including grocery bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, and cutlery that the government has committed to banning in 2021.
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PAAC BC Annual General Meeting 2021

March 9, 2021
Via Zoom, Link will be sent in your registration confirmation.
The Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter (PAAC-BC) invites you to attend our 2021 annual meeting on Tuesday, March 9 at 10:30 am.
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PAAC BC Annual General Meeting 2021

March 9, 2021
Via Zoom, Link will be sent in your registration confirmation.

The Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter (PAAC-BC) invites you to attend our 2021 annual meeting on Tuesday, March 9 at 10:30 am.

Learn more

PAAC Alberta: The Political Economy of Plastics - In Conversation with Industry and Public Policy Experts

March 10, 2021
Via Zoom, Link will be sent in your registration confirmation

Canadians across the country have grown accustomed to the practicality of single-use plastic items. In October 2020, Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson unveiled a list of plastics including grocery bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, and cutlery that the government has committed to banning in 2021.

Learn more

PAAC BC Annual General Meeting 2021

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Via Zoom, Link will be sent in your registration confirmation.

The Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter (PAAC-BC) invites you to attend our 2021 annual meeting on Tuesday, March 9 at 10:30 am.

Learn more

PAAC Alberta: The Political Economy of Plastics - In Conversation with Industry and Public Policy Experts

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Via Zoom, Link will be sent in your registration confirmation

Canadians across the country have grown accustomed to the practicality of single-use plastic items. In October 2020, Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson unveiled a list of plastics including grocery bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, and cutlery that the government has committed to banning in 2021.

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Latest updates

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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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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Alexandria Shannon is the President of Funding Portal Inc. A leader in powering the grants and incentives administration and application processes of private and public sector organizations through AI and machine learning.

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