Bluesky Insights

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

This week, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland presented her fourth budget, Fairness for Every Generation which the government presents as “a plan to build more homes, faster, help make life cost less, and grow the economy in a way that helps… Read more »


Insights by the Honourable Joe Jordan, Senior Associate & Alyson Fair, Senior Consultant The 2024 version of Budget Day in Canada capped off a three-week stretch that saw Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Housing Minister Sean Fraser… Read more »

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast

In this latest episode, our colleague, Lieutenant General (Ret’d) Mike Hood, former Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, joins Senior Consultant Alyson Fair as we mark the 100th anniversary of the RCAF. With General Hood’s experience and profound knowledge,… Read more »

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast

In this episode, Senior Consultant Alyson Fair gathers Bluesky’s team of political observers – Vice-President Geoff Turner and Consultant Greg Loerts – to get their thoughts on Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre’s comments on dealing with lobbyists and Budget 2024… Read more »

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast

The winter session of Parliament is underway and Members of Parliament have resumed business. To get you up to date on what has been happening on the Hill, we have assembled our team of experienced political observers, Susan Smith, Jordan Paquet and Alyson Fair, for What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast. Read more »


Former Hill staffers Jordan Paquet and Greg Loerts bring their blue networks and insights to the team. Read more »

The World at Our Fingertips

Stuart McCarthy, Senior Vice-President How does an independent, mid-size Canadian-centric strategic government relations and strategic communications firm get global perspectives, insights and client opportunities without throwing in its lot with one of the giant conglomerate firms? Bluesky Strategy Group found… Read more »

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast

Our team of political observers are back to talk about the return of MPs to Parliament Hill. Read more »


Lieutenant-General (Ret’d) Michael Hood, CMM, CD, joins as Senior Associate Ottawa, ON – Bluesky Strategy Group (Bluesky), a full-service public affairs firm marking 20 years in business in 2023, is pleased to announce that Lieutenant-General (Ret’d) Michael Hood, CMM, CD,… Read more »
Photo of President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau walking together.

Biden visit shows U.S. committed to doing “big things” with Canada

Insights by Mike Blanchfield, consultant and the co-author of The Two Michaels: Innocent Canadian Captives and High Stakes Espionage in the US-China Cyber War.  When he visited Ottawa, in the last days of the Obama administration in December 2016, then vice-president… Read more »

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast

In this episode, Consultant Alyson Fair gathers Bluesky’s team of political observers – Vice-President’s Neil Brodie and Geoff Turner and Consultant Mike Blanchfield – to get their thoughts on Canada being a leader in critical minerals and a permanent hybrid… Read more »

What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast

In this episode of What You Need to Know: A #CdnPolicast, our team of political observers discuss what the government and the opposition need to focus on in the House of Commons. Read more »

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 »

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 »

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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