IABC Ottawa’s The Voice Podcast is back!

IABC Ottawa’s The Voice Podcast is BACK! We are incredibly excited to be kicking off 2020 with the relaunch of our podcast covering the multi-faceted world of communications! First up, we’ll be talking strategic communications for engaging a minority government. This episode is a must-listen for those who work in public affairs or government relations…

How to navigate a federal minority government

Navigating a new federal minority government introduces a unique set of challenges for communications and government relations professionals. It requires everyone to be a little bit more creative with how they develop new relationships with Members of Parliament (MP) and ways to maintain a strong working relationship with them. What’s the best way to achieve…

Elevate Your Career – Get Certified

Get professional certification to help keep your skills fresh and demonstrate your experience in the communications field. IABC provides its members with the great opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and expertise thanks to The Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC). Not familiar with GCCC? This video shares five reasons to get certified. Get certified as a communications professional  This fall, on October 26, IABC Ottawa is hosting two…

Hydro Ottawa wins 2018/19 Communicator of the Year Award from IABC Ottawa

  OTTAWA, June 13, 2019 – Hydro Ottawa’s Communications and Public Affairs team is the recipient of IABC Ottawa’s 2018/19 Communicator of the Year Award. It is the first time in history that an entire team has been honoured with the award, which traditionally goes to an individual organizational leader who demonstrates excellence in communications.…

6 resources for communicators to improve diversity in the workplace

Chances are, you’ve seen this statement (or some variation) on a job posting or on a company’s careers page before: “We’re committed to diversity and inclusion.” But do these words really mean anything significant? Are companies auctioning anything to improve gender equality, diversity and inclusiveness in their workplaces? Or are they just posting some vague,…