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 Alberta Holiday Bonanza

December 9, 2021
Biera, 9570 76 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
PAAC Alberta: It’s been a busy year and we think you all deserve some Christmas cocktails and delicious food to celebrate the end of 2021 and the holiday season.
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PAAC Ontario 2021 Holiday Social

December 7, 2021
via Zoom
Come celebrate the end of the year with your colleagues across PAAC! There will be prizes and opportunities to network.
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PAAC Ontario 2021 Holiday Social

December 7, 2021
via Zoom

Come celebrate the end of the year with your colleagues across PAAC! There will be prizes and opportunities to network.

Learn more

PAAC Alberta Holiday Bonanza

December 9, 2021
Biera, 9570 76 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

PAAC Alberta: It’s been a busy year and we think you all deserve some Christmas cocktails and delicious food to celebrate the end of 2021 and the holiday season.

Learn more

PAAC Ontario 2021 Holiday Social

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
via Zoom

Come celebrate the end of the year with your colleagues across PAAC! There will be prizes and opportunities to network.

Learn more

PAAC Alberta Holiday Bonanza

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Biera, 9570 76 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

PAAC Alberta: It’s been a busy year and we think you all deserve some Christmas cocktails and delicious food to celebrate the end of 2021 and the holiday season.

Learn more
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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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People in Public Affairs

PIPA showcases highly accomplished, current PAAC members and highlights their role within the larger industry community.  By emphasizing shared experiences and best practices, the PIPA stories help practitioners benefit from the knowledge of peers while fostering new connections.

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Paul M. Yeung

Secretary/Treasurer

Paul Yeung is a Global Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Centre’s CanadaInstitute, and the Manager of Industry & Stakeholder Relations at OMVIC.

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