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




Saudi arms deal makes mockery of Canadian values

By Peggy Mason Embassy News, January 21, 2015 The Harper government has made defending Western values a centrepiece of its anti-terror rhetoric. But our actions both at home and abroad tell a different story. Since the 9/11 attacks, Western democracies, in the name of fighting terrorism, have enacted countless anti-democratic measures to curtail free speech, [...]

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