News & Opinions

We operate in an ever-changing environment. Keep up with insights from our team, highlights of our work, and glimpses of the culture that makes FHR shine.

Insights
An overview: Ontario's 2021 budget
FHR's Anne Marie Quinn provides an overview of Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy's 2021 budget.
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‘Coded’ no more: Building a more diverse, equitable tech industry through our words
FHR technology practice lead Natalie Sauve discusses how we can make the tech sector a more diverse and equitable space by changing our language.
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Better communication can bridge growing divide between food producers and consumers
Buttergate has blown up as Canadians continue to question why their butter no longer softens. FHR SVP Katie Heydon contends that for farmers, food producers and manufacturers, it should serve as a hard lesson in just how quickly consumers can inspire industry action in the age of social media.
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Culture
What we learned about the world – and ourselves – in 2020
Here’s what FHR employees – in their own words – took away from the year that was 2020.
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Speaking on Cyber: Leading through a cyber breach
FHR President and experienced crisis communicator, Angela Carmichael examines the important steps leaders must take to better communicate with stakeholders when a cyber crisis hits.
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Speaking on Cyber: Communicating during a cyber breach  
Charles Muggeridge, Senior Vice President, Partner at FHR, a seasoned communicator with decades of experience helping guide organizations through crisis explains how to communicate during a cyber breach effectively.
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Speaking on Cyber: Communications planning before a cyber breach
In part one of our Speaking on Cyber series for Cyber Security Awareness Month this October, we sit down with Anne Marie Quinn, Senior Vice President and Partner at FHR, to learn why all businesses should have a cyber communications plan ready in advance of a data breach.
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“Techlash” is over-indexing in Canada: 3 takeaways from our new global report
FHR Senior Vice President Natalie Sauve discusses the findings of our new global research report, Techlash 2020: Why the technology sector needs to lean in now on consumer expectations.
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The frugal economy: How brands can connect with Canada’s cautious consumers
Wondering if your business can recover lost customers and lost revenue as a result of COVID-19? Canadian consumers may be cutting back on their spending but many also anticipate they’ll be back in stores over the next 6 months. And they’re coming back with higher expectations of brands than ever. Know what it takes to fine-tune your brand marketing communications now so you can win back their business.
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Will support for governments’ pandemic response survive a return to politics as usual?
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, politics faded into the background as governments focused on crisis response. Anna Lilly discusses the role that politics will play during the recovery period.
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