About Us

From the boardroom to Main Street, we deliver best-in-class strategic advice for our clients.

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About Bluesky

Established in 2003, Bluesky Strategy Group is a leading-edge, full-service public affairs firm based in Ottawa, Canada, with national and global reach. We provide government relations, media and public relations, digital communications and event design.

From strategic planning to execution, Bluesky’s comprehensive capabilities include proactive, reactive and crisis communications; advocacy, stakeholder and decision-maker engagement; media relations, training and campaigns; digital campaigns and memorable events. We find innovative pathways to deliver successful outcomes for our clients.

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Celebrating 20 years

“In 2003, we launched Bluesky Strategy Group with the goal of working with and for great people and clients. Twenty years later, we are still driven by the same goals: delivering smart, creative advice and results for our clients;  building a talented team of great people with different experiences and commitment to client-service, and above all, working with integrity.

As we look to the future, we are keen to bring even more experience, energy and insights to the solutions that we deliver for you.”

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Why Bluesky?

Bluesky Strategy Group has the expertise and the experience to drive big results. Our team continually builds on our foundation of understanding as we partner with industry, academia, government, media, not-for-profits and Indigenous and cultural communities to build bridges and foster strong relationships. 

The team is a group of creative, “blue sky” thinkers with a proven track record of harnessing potential, translating knowledge into the possible, and turning ideas into reality. 

Trusted & Respected

Bluesky knows the media… and the media knows us. Our team is integrated and tuned-in to Canada’s unique media ecosystem creating deep networks and institutional knowledge consequently gaining the trust of officials and influencers.

Bluesky’s political commentators are regularly sought after by Canada’s top political television, radio and print outlets for their knowledge and expertise, whether on the innerworkings of Parliament Hill to the impact of government on the lives of Canadians, businesses and institutions from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Our team has the reach to get your story told where it will be seen and heard.

Global Network

Bluesky Strategy Group is a proud and founding member of the Global Communications Alliance (GCA). A network of independent corporate and public affairs agencies, Bluesky is united in providing the very best service to clients around the world, including North and South America, United Kingdom and Europe, Africa, Australia and India. GCA members develop award-winning campaign and successfully craft strategies that resonate with a wide range of stakeholders.

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Team

Team Bluesky is made up of an exceptional group of consultants with decades of experience in public affairs, media, government and politics, and the public and private sector. In addition to our Ottawa-based team, we work with associates across Canada and partners around the world.

Tim Barber

Tim Barber

Principal

Stuart McCarthy

Stuart McCarthy

Senior Vice-President

Neil Brodie

Neil Brodie

Vice-President

Geoff Turner

Geoff Turner

Vice-President

Janice Nicholson

Janice Nicholson

Vice-President, Digital

Raphael Brass

Raphael Brass

Vice-President

Hon. Joe Jordan

Hon. Joe Jordan

Senior Associate

Hon. Andrew Leslie

Hon. Andrew Leslie

Senior Associate

Alyson Fair

Alyson Fair

Consultant

Manuela Boeira

Manuela Boeira

Research Associate

Cathy Casey

Cathy Casey

Office Administrator