Clients' government relations and communications' needs in the nation's
capital drive agency expansion
TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2011 /CNW/ - Environics Communications Inc., a full-service North American public relations agency announced its
continued expansion with the opening of an office in Canada's capital
Located next to Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa, the office is run by
vice president Greg MacEachern, a government relations and
communications veteran with over a decade of government and
communications experience working at the Canadian federal, provincial
and municipal level.
Established in 1994, Environics serves clients in the health sciences,
association and non-profit, technology, financial services, and
consumer goods and services sectors. Environics has several clients
based in the Ottawa region, and represents several multi-national
companies from varying industries.
"An office location within a few steps of Parliament Hill is essential
for our clients," said Bruce MacLellan, president, Environics
Communications and a former Chief of Staff to a Minister. "Combined
with our staff and expertise in Toronto, Montréal, Washington and San
Francisco, we offer our clients the full spectrum of government
relations, and traditional and digital communications services."
The Environics Ottawa team offers a highly-specialized knowledge of
public policy and advocacy within all levels of government and the
strategic ability to motivate public policy makers into action through
lobbying and communications. Recently joining the team is Michel
Liboiron, bringing an extensive background in government communications
strategies, approaches to policy implementation, and insider experience
on Parliament Hill working as press secretary in the Office of the
Leader of the Official Opposition, Honourable Michael Ignatieff. His
experience also includes working in the Office of the Honourable Ralph
Goodale and the Office of the Honourable Serge Joyal.
"Environics' new Ottawa office extends Environics' commitment to provide
new and existing clients strategic, profile-building approaches to
issues and coalition management, grassroots advocacy, policy
development, and public education," said Greg MacEachern, vice
The Ottawa location is Environics Communications' second new office to
open this year, following on the heels of the opening of its San
Francisco office in June.
About Environics Communications
Founded in 1994 and now with 120 staff in Canada and the United States
and an annual fee income of more than $15 million, Environics
Communications Inc. is a full-service, management-owned public
relations agency focusing primarily on the health sciences, association and non-profit, technology, corporate and financial services, and consumer goods and services sectors. The firm has won more than 180 awards for client and workplace
excellence, including #1 on the 2010 list of 75 Best Workplaces in
Canada, and in 2008 became the first North American PR agency to be
carbon neutral. The firm has offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa,
Washington and San Francisco, and affiliates throughout Europe, the
Middle East and Asia.
SOURCE Environics Communications, Inc.
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