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

Harper will not be part of the solution to Russia – Ukraine crisis

Chris Westdal, a Rideau Institute Senior Advisor, also has the distinction of having been the only Canadian Ambassador to both Ukraine and Russia. He recently gave a talk to the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, entitled: RussiaWeHardlyKnewYe   In this brilliant article, Westdal briefly surveys the “train wreck” […]

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