Navigating the Public Sector

Tactix is a strategic advisor to leading Canadian and Fortune 500 companies. Since 1996, Tactix’ highly skilled professionals have created innovative solutions to complex government relations threats and opportunities, helping clients achieve their business objectives and deliver results for shareholders. Tactix’ professionals know how governments make decisions. We know how those decisions are shaped and influenced. We also understand the constraints and opportunities presented when government charts a course of action. Corporate clients and industry associations count on Tactix’ team of seasoned professionals to help them navigate through Canada’s complex political and public affairs landscape – to get the decisions they need to succeed.

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“Legislation coming out of the Red Chamber is going to look less-and-less like the legislation going into it.”
The Hon. W. David Angus Chairman, Tactix

"The natural result of the government's Senate policy is that the Red Chamber soon will be populated by a majority of "non-affiliated" and "independent" senators, most of them having no previous political or partisan affiliation." says Tactix Chairman, retired Senator W. David Angus.

Read more in the Senator's article for iPolitics

Under the Liberal government, we have seen an increasingly influential Canadian Senate. But we don't know yet how the Red Chamber intends to exercise that influence. Neither does the government itself.

"The net result of the Senate's increased independence: a relationship between House and Senate that is much harder to predict." says the Hon. Bryon Wilfert, Senior Strategic Advisor, Tactix.

Read more in our article for iPolitics: Can the House and the Senate learn to get along.

Tactix is delighted to announce that Richard Bertrand has joined us as a Senior Associate. Richard has held a number of senior-level executive positions in consulting and technology firms. Most recently, Richard served as the Vice-President – Government Relations for United Technologies companies in Canada, including Pratt & Whitney Canada, Sikorsky, Otis, UTC Climate,Controls & Security (Carrier, Chubb Edward, Kidde), and UTC Aerospace Systems.

We concluded Tactix' Budget Analysis last April with this thought provoking query: “The outcome of this October’s election raises an interesting question: Who will be delivering Budget 2016?” The so-called “smart money” at the time would likely not have been on the third place Liberals.