February 23, 2017

Background: The city of Surrey, British Columbia is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Canada with nearly 500,000 residents. This population base is spread in clusters across a vast land area, covering over 350 square kilometres – over three times the magnitude of neighboring Vancouver. Given its large area and rapidly growing population, the City of Surrey along with the regional transit authority, Translink, have been seeking to…

February 19, 2017
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Background: Founded in 1981, Kwantlen, now Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has four campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia. KPU offers bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in more than 120 programs. Almost 20,000 students annually attend courses at KPU campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale. A large percentage of KPU’s student body is drawn from BC’s vibrant immigrant communities and also from Canada’s…

February 19, 2017

Background: The British Columbia Unclaimed Property Society (BCUPS) works with holders of unclaimed property to reunite rightful owners with their forgotten or unclaimed assets. The Society maintains a public database of dormant accounts and assets, and process eligible claims to reunite owners with their forgotten dollars. In 2015, BCUPS received close to $4 million in unclaimed property from companies and organizations and returned approximately $900,000 to claimants. Currently the…

November 10, 2016
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BACKGROUND: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is a full-amenity resort located in picturesque Niagara Falls, New York. Featuring 604 rooms and suites, this AAA Four-Diamond rated hotel is one the region’s premier destinations. The casino features 3,000 slots and over 80 table games, live poker, keno, a full-service spa, and flexible meeting facilities. Seneca Niagara plays host to honeymoons and family getaways.

OUR  WORK: Seneca Resort & Casino plays host to…

May 12, 2016

Background: The BC Renal Agency (BCRA) works to improve kidney patient quality of life and outcomes. Using the latest research and collective knowledge of the kidney care community, we address the challenge of kidney disease by improving early diagnosis and treatment, and educating British Columbians about the risks and signs of kidney disease. BCRA also ensures consistent and accurate communication about kidney care with the BC Ministry of Health,…

May 12, 2016

BACKGROUND: The Calgary Stampede has been called the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth and for good reason. Over one million people attend the July extravaganza which features bull riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, tie down roping, saddle bronc, bareback riding and of course pancake breakfasts and stampede parties. The Stampede is a not-for-profit community organization that preserves and celebrates Canada’s western heritage, cultures and community spirit.

Our Work: With the…

February 19, 2016
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Background: UFCW Canada represents more than a quarter of a million Canadian workers and is one of Canada’s most experienced and respected unions, with a history that goes back to 1899. At the same time, we are one of Canada’s most youthful unions with more than 40 percent of UFCW Canada Members under the age of 30. UFCW is a democratic union in which members vote for their Local Union…

November 11, 2015

Background: With a total population of almost 3 million people, Vancouver and its surrounding municipalities constitute the Metro Vancouver region. The population in Western Canada’s largest city as as diverse as any in the world, with over half of residents not born in the city and an overall population of visible minorities comprising more than 50% of the total population.

Our Work:  Environmental issues are at the forefront for…

July 22, 2015
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Background: OPSEU is one of Canada’s largest unions, representing 130,000 of Ontario’s government employees. The job base supported by the union is as diverse as its membership, with employees from numerous industrial sectors: healthcare, education, government, and retail.

The Work: Unions are often at the forefront of social activism and change in our society and OPSEU is a leader in this movement.

This past year, OPSEU extended its community outreach through its first…

July 20, 2015

Background: One of Canada’s oldest private colleges, Sprott Shaw has featured their courses in a number of campaigns over many years that have targeted multicultural consumers in BC and across Canada.

These have crossed all platforms: print, web, radio, and TV.

Over this time period, Sprott Shaw has not only grown in the number of campuses established in Canada and overseas but also in the number of courses available for students.