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




Ambassador (ret.) Peggy Mason discusses Canada’s current military role in Iraq

Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason spoke to CBC Radio One listeners across the country Sunday about the Canadian military’s current involvement in an airstrike mission in Iraq, the need for a political and humanitarian strategy, and where the mission will be in six months

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From the killing fields of Flanders to the recurrent Israeli attacks on Gaza: A century later, WWI continues to echo in the Middle East

By Peter Larson Almost every city and town in today’s Israel has a “Balfour Street”, named after Britain’s foreign secretary during ...

Harper’s Iraq plan may make matters worse, says former Ambassador

by Peggy Mason, Defence Watch guest writer Originally published by David Pugliese in Defence Watch. Prime Minister Stephen Harper will put Canada’s proposed ...