What Clients Say About Us

The Rideau Institute supports the campaigns and programs of Canada’s leading non-profit organizations and trade unions. Below are some comments from our clients. Learn more about our recent clients.

“The Rideau Institute is a valuable resource for unions and progressive NGOs who need to advance their agendas with government, media and social movements.” Dave Coles President, Communications Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP)

“Rideau Institute has provided us with timely and effective communications and political strategy advice in relation to our oceans conservation initiative. Their friendly and expert assistance has been invaluable to our efforts.” Bill Wareham Senior Conservation Specialist, David Suzuki Foundation

“We needed widespread and varied communication about current issues in nuclear disarmament and the Rideau Institute delivered outstanding work for us.” Dr. Adele Buckley Treasurer, Canadian Pugwash Group

“The Rideau Institute was professional, creative and thorough in preparing our events. We were very pleased with their work and would not hesitate to engage them again in future.” Liz Bernstein Director, Nobel Women’s Initiative




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 ...