News & Insights

20
Mar, 2019

TACTIX  

2019 Budget: Much Investing, Very Middle Class

All budgets are plans built on forecasts, and are therefore subject to the vicissitudes of life. That’s particularly true of budgets delivered shortly before elections. And all the more true of this particular pre-election budget.

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11
Mar, 2019

TACTIX  

There are harmful chemicals all around us.
And this is fine.

Chemicals are in the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink, the earth we stand on. And they are in us – in our urine, blood, bone and tissues. Many of these chemicals are known to be carcinogenic; others are suspected. All are potentially toxic.

Are you alarmed? Naturally. Who wouldn’t be?

Read what Dan Gardner, TACTIX Principal, has to say about chemophobia – the irrational fear of chemicals, in this Globe and Mail opinion article:

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19
Nov, 2018

TACTIX  

Award Winning Journalist, Best Selling Author Dan Gardner Joins TACTIX Public Affairs

The man who wrote the book on Risk and risk communications has joined TACTIX Public Affairs. Dan Gardner, former Ottawa Citizen editorial board member, senior writer and national affairs columnist will lend his expertise in the psychology of risk perception as part of TACTIX’ Risk Communications Practice.

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30
Aug, 2018

TACTIX  

NAFTA

Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) Expands to Canada

TACTIX is pleased to welcome the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) to Canada. We look forward to working with the leadership team and member companies on issues important to the payments technology industry.

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28
Jun, 2018

TACTIX

NAFTA

NAFTA News Volume VIII

For this edition of NAFTA NEWS, our partners in Ottawa, Mexico City, and Washington provided a snapshot of the political pressures facing an agreement in each of the three NAFTA nations.

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01
Jun, 2018

TACTIX

TACTIX’ Ontario Election Primer: The “What Kind of Change Do You Want?” Election

This spring, we find the Ontario provincial election campaign to be so fascinating, with important implications for our Queen’s Park clients, that we have decided to offer our thoughts and observations as voting day in Ontario inches ever closer.

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31
May, 2018

TACTIX

More Q&A with the TACTIX ITB Strategic Advisory Team

In the second of our ITB Q&A series, the ITB Strategic Advisory Services Team shares some insights into what to think about when planning, developing and delivering a successful ITB proposal.

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29
May, 2018

TACTIX

“Am I getting the best answers to my ITB questions?” Q&A with the TACTIX ITB Strategic Advisory Team

In the first of our ITB Q&A series, the ITB Strategic Advisory Services Team shares some insights into what to think about when planning, developing and delivering a successful ITB proposal.

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24
Apr, 2018

TACTIX

NAFTA News Volume VII

For this edition of NAFTA NEWS, our partners in Ottawa, Mexico City, and Washington provided a snapshot of the political pressures facing an agreement in each of the three NAFTA nations.

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05
Mar, 2018

TACTIX

TACTIX adds depth to its team: Dan Duguay appointed Managing Principal

“Dan’s depth of knowledge and experience in the public sector is rare to find in combination with his business acumen and strategic insight,” said Alan Young, Principal at Tactix.

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23
Feb, 2018

TACTIX

Budget 2018 -The Bridge Budget

Prime Minister Trudeau and his Finance Minister built many bridges in Budget 2018, connecting their aspirational 2015 election promises to their 2019 re-election plans. Anyone wishing to engage with the Government of Canada ignores these core priorities at their peril.

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16
Dec, 2017

TACTIX

19
Oct, 2017

TACTIX

TACTIX: 2017 Federal Budget Analysis

Setting the table for an active four years.

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03
Aug, 2017

02
Jun, 2017

TACTIX

20
Oct, 2015

TACTIX

Are Consumers the Enemy?

Is reputation management the same as corporate social responsibility?

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21
Apr, 2015

TACTIX

TACTIX: 2015 Federal Budget Analysis

EAP 2015 essentially reflects the Conservative Party of Canada’s time-tested strategy for winning elections.

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16
Mar, 2015

TACTIX

Advertising Persuasion has Changed: are political parties on top of it?

A smaller group of us are watching closely for which tactics political parties will draw on from commercial advertisers.

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25
Aug, 2014

TACTIX

Comfort Food: The Nostalgic Marketing of Times Past

As consumers become increasingly attentive to where their food comes from, conflicting claims are being made that appeal to the idea of a simpler time.

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01
Mar, 2014

TACTIX

Retailers as Regulators?

Are retailers playing with health and safety standards despite scientific evidence?

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10
Feb, 2014

TACTIX

TACTIX 2014 Budget Analysis

Budgets are all about choices. Choices for the next election.

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10
Feb, 2014

TACTIX

TACTIX 2014 Budget Page

Budgets are all about choices. Choices for the next election.

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06
Feb, 2014

TACTIX

Revamping Defence Procurement

Canada's 2014 Defence Procurement Strategy. How will industry respond?

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