Top 5 ways to make the most of OTC 2018

As Karen White, Senior Director, Issues and Reputation, NATIONAL Halifax, heads to Houston for the Offshore Technology Conference, she put together a list of the top five ways to make the most of one of the largest oil and gas shows in the world. Karen is one of our Energy experts and is looking forward to hear how technology and innovation will shape the future of global energy.

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Marketing a Cluster

This past February, the Government of Canada announced an up-to $950 million investment to support business-led innovation superclusters to accelerate economic growth and position Canadian industries for global leadership. Our colleague Kevin McCann recommends how to develop a winning cluster marketing strategy.

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I bought 750 Instagram followers so you don’t have to

For better or worse, too often we judge the “success” of our social media presence based on the number of followers we have to like our cat/kid/vacation/outfit of the day/breakfast posts. It’s how the average person gauges influence too—more people = more eyes on something and therefore a bigger impact. In theory, at least. But just like that envy-inducing snap you begrudgingly double-tapped this morning, not everything online is as it appears.

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Liberal Convention Wrap-Up – A Look to the Future

Our Ottawa colleague Tammy Alamrieh reviews the highlights of the last Liberal convention before the next federal election. The content of the speeches and policies adopted by delegates provide an indicator as to what we may see in the upcoming Liberal Party platform, and how the grassroots’ views may well be shifting.

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Liberal Biennial – From The Floor

A team from NATIONAL’s Ottawa office is on the ground at the national Liberal Party convention in Halifax. Consultant Fernando Melo reports from the convention floor on the mood of delegates, what they’re hearing, and the strategy behind it.

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Liberal Convention 2018: What to Watch For

The 2018 Liberal National Convention kicks off this morning in Halifax, setting the stage for the Trudeau Government’s first re-election challenge 18 months from now. From the topics on the agenda to the tone of the Prime Minister’s keynote speech, our colleague Andrew Richardson highlights what curious observers should be on the lookout for.

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Pipelines and Politics

The future of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is frought with repercusions for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Rachel Notley and Premier John Horgan and their governments. Our Ottawa colleagues Joseph Finkle and Fernando Melo provide their perspective.

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