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.

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Advocacy and the Political Process: Effective Strategies for Real Impact

November 18, 2019

How do organizations and groups successfully impact the political process and attract media attention?

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PAAC Alberta Chapter - Inaugural Annual Meeting of the Members

November 19, 2019
Alberta Counsel 9707 110 St NW #800, Edmonton, AB T5K 2L9

This event will serve as the first official meeting of the newly formed PAAC Alberta Chapter, and its inaugural Annual Meeting of the members.

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PAAC Annual General Meeting 2019

December 12, 2019
Borden Ladner Gervais, 22 Adelaide Street West, Suite 3400, Toronto

PAAC Annual General Meeting 2019

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Winter Social 2019

December 12, 2019
Duke of Devon. 66 Wellington Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5K 1H1

PAAC Winter Social

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Advocacy and the Political Process: Effective Strategies for Real Impact

Monday, November 18, 2019

How do organizations and groups successfully impact the political process and attract media attention?

Learn more

PAAC Alberta Chapter - Inaugural Annual Meeting of the Members

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Alberta Counsel 9707 110 St NW #800, Edmonton, AB T5K 2L9

This event will serve as the first official meeting of the newly formed PAAC Alberta Chapter, and its inaugural Annual Meeting of the members.

Learn more

PAAC Annual General Meeting 2019

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Borden Ladner Gervais, 22 Adelaide Street West, Suite 3400, Toronto

PAAC Annual General Meeting 2019

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Winter Social 2019

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Duke of Devon. 66 Wellington Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5K 1H1

PAAC Winter Social

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Why privacy will be a key public policy issue for the Trudeau government — and what it means for Canada’s future

November 15, 2019

Canada’s emerging leadership in tech will be best fortified with policies that enable companies to be innovative and competitive on the global stage, while effectively protecting the privacy of Canadians.

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Perrin Beatty, 2019 PAAC Award of Distinction recipient: his inspiring speech at the annual conference

October 16, 2019

Job One for the New Government: Finding Canada’s Place in an Unfamiliar World

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PAAC Celebrates 35 with New Website!

July 25, 2019

PAAC Celebrates 35 with New Website!

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PAAC Advocacy Alert – City of Toronto Lobbying Bylaw

April 4, 2019

On Wednesday February 10, 2016, PAAC President John Capobianco and Advocacy Committee Chair Steve Andrews will be presenting PAAC’s submission to the City of Toronto in respect of proposed changes to the City’s lobbying By-Law.

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The Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Presents a Report on the Statutory Review of the Lobbying Act

April 4, 2019

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Paul M. Yeung

Secretary/Treasurer

Paul Yeung is presently a Global Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Centre’s Canada Institute.

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