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SAVE THE DATE: PAAC Annual Conference

Advancing Public Affairs in a Time of Change: The PAAC Annual Conference, November 9-10 / Toronto and virtual

Clear your calendars on November 9 and 10 when the Public Affairs Association of Canada holds its annual conference.

We'd love you to join us as we discuss changes in lobbying regulations, the importance of DEI, digital advocacy, how you can grow your career in public affairs and more. There will also be networking opportunities and we'll also be celebrating the recipient of the Award of Distinction. For those who cannot join us in person, we will also be offering virtual attendance options. More details, including discounted hotel stays, coming soon.

Save the date and we hope to see you there!

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 CHAPTER ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2023

April 18, 2023
Online Via Zoom
The PAAC Alberta Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 12:00pm MT. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2023 PAAC Alberta Board of Directors and Executive.
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Fireside Chat with BC’s Office of the Registrar of Lobbying

February 15, 2023
Zoom
It’s been nearly three years since the BC Lobbyist Transparency Act came into force. The ORL joins PAAC BC to discuss the Act, its progress in meeting government’s policy objectives, lessons learned along the way, and opportunities to enhance it.
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PAAC Alberta: Lobbying Law and Compliance

March 2, 2023
Zoom
Please join PAAC Alberta for a virtual discussion with Alberta's Lobbyist Registrar, Josh de Groot. Topics will include updates on lobbying law and compliance rules and key issues facing lobbying regulation in the province. The discussion will also focus on compliance rules for lobbyists during the upcoming election cycle.
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Fireside Chat with BC’s Office of the Registrar of Lobbying

February 15, 2023
Zoom

It’s been nearly three years since the BC Lobbyist Transparency Act came into force. The ORL joins PAAC BC to discuss the Act, its progress in meeting government’s policy objectives, lessons learned along the way, and opportunities to enhance it.

Learn more

PAAC Ontario Annual General Meeting 2023

February 21, 2023
Online Only

The PAAC Ontario Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, February 21st, 2023, from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2023 PAAC Ontario Board of Directors and Executive.

Learn more

PAAC Alberta: Lobbying Law and Compliance

March 2, 2023
Zoom

Please join PAAC Alberta for a virtual discussion with Alberta's Lobbyist Registrar, Josh de Groot. Topics will include updates on lobbying law and compliance rules and key issues facing lobbying regulation in the province. The discussion will also focus on compliance rules for lobbyists during the upcoming election cycle.

Learn more

Fireside Chat with BC’s Office of the Registrar of Lobbying

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Zoom

It’s been nearly three years since the BC Lobbyist Transparency Act came into force. The ORL joins PAAC BC to discuss the Act, its progress in meeting government’s policy objectives, lessons learned along the way, and opportunities to enhance it.

Learn more

PAAC Ontario Annual General Meeting 2023

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Online Only

The PAAC Ontario Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, February 21st, 2023, from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2023 PAAC Ontario Board of Directors and Executive.

Learn more

PAAC Alberta: Lobbying Law and Compliance

Thursday, March 2, 2023
Zoom

Please join PAAC Alberta for a virtual discussion with Alberta's Lobbyist Registrar, Josh de Groot. Topics will include updates on lobbying law and compliance rules and key issues facing lobbying regulation in the province. The discussion will also focus on compliance rules for lobbyists during the upcoming election cycle.

Learn more

PAAC ALBERTA CHAPTER ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2023

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Online Via Zoom

The PAAC Alberta Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 12:00pm MT. At the AGM, elections will be held to select the 2023 PAAC Alberta Board of Directors and Executive.

Learn more
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