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Bluesky Strategy Group includes many talented political observers with varied thoughts on legislation and news of the day. Our Bluesky Brief newsletter and our podcast, What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast, are examples of the many ways we communicate to our clients and subscribers.

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast

Getting Ready for Parliament’s Return The winter session of Parliament has begun. Will the parties all get along to deal with the pressing issues facing Canadians?  In this episode of What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast, our team of… Read more »
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What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast

Happy New Year! Our team of political observers, Lt.-Gen (ret’d), the Honourable Andrew Leslie, Mike Blanchfield, and Alyson Fair, is back to discuss Prime Minister Trudeau’s week of meeting with the foreign leaders from Mexico, the U.S. and Japan and… Read more »

Five Consecutive Years of Certification

Tcompliance has completed a Tcertification due diligence review of Bluesky Strategy Group Incorporated. Read more »
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Getting Ready for the House to Return

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast is back for another season and our team of political observers is ready to peer into their crystal balls to take a look at the upcoming sitting of Parliament. Read more »

Bluesky Brief – August 31

Ten months after being elected, the prime minister paid a visit to Rideau Hall this morning to make a minor shuffle to his cabinet. Read more »

Four Tactics to Help with Brand Awareness

Communications Consultant Alyson Fair and Bijl PR Consultant & Partner Sophia Weavers explored the top four ways that companies can increase their #brand awareness. Read more »
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What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast – Conservatism in Canada

In this edition, our team of political observers gathers to talk about conservatism in Canada – what that means for the country as the federal party gets ready to elect a new leader, in Ontario as Ford receives another majority,… Read more »
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WYNTK: A #CdnPolicast – Budget 2022

On Thursday, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled her government’s first budget since being re-elected and her second since assuming the finance role. Budget 2022 is a slimmed down document but it has a lot of new spending. In this episode,… Read more »
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What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast – Budget 2022 Preview

Next Thursday, Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, will present her second federal budget. In today’s episode, Vice-Presidents Neil Brodie and Geoff Turner and Consultants Cam Holmstrom and Alyson Fair gather to preview what we expect to be in the document… Read more »
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What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast – Parliament Returns

Come Monday, our Members of Parliament will be back in Ottawa and ready to get to work in the House of Commons. In today’s episode, the Honourable Andrew Leslie, a Senior Associate here at Bluesky, Vice-President Neil Brodie and Consultants… Read more »
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What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast – Year End Edition

After sitting for four weeks, our Members of Parliament have returned to their ridings for the holiday break. In this episode, Vice-Presidents Neil Brodie and Geoff Turner along with Consultants Cam Holmstrom and Alyson Fair gather for the final time… Read more »
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What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast – Cabinet Edition

In this episode, Principal and Co-founder Susan Smith, retired Lieutenant General and former Liberal MP, the Honourable Andrew Leslie and Consultant Alyson Fair discuss the makeup of the Cabinet and what this means for the Trudeau government implementing its campaign… Read more »

News Release: Bluesky Strategy Group Strengthens its Team

Janice Nicholson joins as Vice-President, Digital and Geoff Turner appointed Vice-President Ottawa, ON – Bluesky Strategy Group (Bluesky), a full-service public affairs firm with nearly two decades of extensive experience working with clients, today announced that Janice Nicholson has joined… Read more »
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What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast – Post #Elxn 44

Five days after the election, our team of political observers, Geoff Turner, Neil Brodie, Cameron Holmstrom and Alyson Fair gather to talk about what lies ahead, what the parties should be doing to prevent another election in 18 months and… Read more »

Bluesky Brief – September 21st

#Elxn44 was the pandemic election with more than one million mail-in votes in the process of being counted the morning after. An election that had Canadians wondering why we were having it. A status quo election that is now one… Read more »

Bluesky Brief – September 20th

Thirty-five days ago, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau met with the Governor General and well, you know what has happened. We have all been following a strange story with the final chapter yet to be written. While short in length, the… Read more »

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast – #Elxn 44 Week Five

It’s the final weekend before Election Day and the Bluesky team of political observers discusses what strategies need to be done and what they will be looking for on the countdown to the finish line on Monday. About Bluesky Strategy… Read more »

Bluesky Brief – September 17th

The big news on Wednesday was the announcement from Statistics Canada that the country’s annual inflation rate rose to an 18-year-high last month. This sharp rise beat analysts’ forecasts but, more importantly, brought the rising cost of living before a… Read more »

Bluesky Brief – September 16th

Throughout this election campaign, Canada’s economic performance and recovery plan have been a major narrative presented to Canadians. However, as Canada wrestles with the COVID-19 pandemic and attempts a rapid transition to clean technology, a rigorous debate on innovation has… Read more »

Bluesky Brief – September 15th

Minus the angry protests, most political observers would say that the 2021 election campaign has been fairly civilized…that is until this week. The gloves now seem to be off between Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Erin O’Toole and… Read more »

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