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President's Message

March 31, 2020

A message to our members from Ryan J. Eickmeier

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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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Paul M. Yeung


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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