Government Relations

We will work with you to identify your policy goals, and then create an event and policy meetings to help advance your agenda, educate decision makers and opinion leaders about the issue, or just make your organization and its important work better known in Ottawa.

  • Lobby days on Parliament Hill
  • House of Commons and Senate committee presentations
  • Special On-The-Hill events



It’s time for a Women, Peace and Security Ambassador for Canada

In the lead up to the UN International Day of Peace on 21 September, it is timely to consider a Private Member’s Motion  now before Parliament, that might just gain enough traction for the Justin Trudeau government to take note. Introduced in February 2018 by MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, the key paragraph of Motion 163 reads:  [R]eaffirm Canada’s commitment to build […]

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Senate report chooses human rights over weapons exports

On 4 September the Rideauinstitute.ca blog discussed key pieces of legislation upcoming in the Senate, including in particular Bill C-47, on Canada’s ...

Canadian civil society gears up for crucial Senate hearings

There are three key pieces of legislation before the Canadian Senate, which resumes sitting in mid-September.  They are: Bill C-47 – legislation ...