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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.

Culture
Connecting over the good things happening at home
The pandemic has us working remotely, away from our colleagues. Through sharing the good things happening at home and collaborating on creative projects it can help us stay connected.
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Cyber attacks and the C-suite: Tips for senior executives to stay safe at home
Cyber attacks that target C-suite executives are becoming all too real. Beyond posing a significant risk to executives themselves, these attacks are a significant threat to an organization’s reputation given the sensitive corporate information senior executives have access to. Here are some tips senior leaders can use to protect themselves and their organizations from these attacks while working from home.
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Where do we go from here? Business recovery requires consistency
The business leaders who manage through the COVID-19 pandemic with consistency, empathy and a willingness to do the right thing will see their businesses bounce back quickly, according to FHR President Angela Carmichael.
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Shift your brand communications for the next phase of the pandemic
Is your brand ready to communicate through recovery? Just when brands figured out how to manage communications during the COVID-19 pandemic, we moved into the next phase with businesses across Canada slowly re-opening. Adaptability, listening and authenticity will be 3 key skills necessary to apply in all your brand marketing communications as you emerge from this crisis and rebuild.
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Pandemic highlights need for national standards for senior care
They are some of our most vulnerable citizens, and the pandemic is claiming the lives of Canada’s seniors at an alarming rate. Vice President of Public Affairs Pierre Cyr discusses how the spread of the COVID-19 has exposed systematic vulnerabilities in senior care facilities across the country.
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Creative confinement: How to stay inspired while working from home
In-person interactions have always been central to the creative process. So, where does one stay inspired and energized while confined at home? FHR’s creative director Tony Ponzo shares wisdom on how to remain connected to your team and to winning ideas.
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Businesses will have a big role to play in helping government shape the future
Miss our webinar on Government Relations in the COVID-19 era? John Capobianco provides a recap of the discussion, with a breakdown of the latest Canadian polling data surrounding the pandemic.
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Can we return to a global “normal”? A look at consumer attitudes beyond Canada
Will we ever return to “normal” or have some things changed for good? We look at how COVID-19 is reshaping global consumer perceptions and behaviours.
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Our political leaders are talking: Are you listening?
Canada’s government is communicating at an unprecedented scale and frequency during COVID-19. And Canadians are both listening and appreciating what they are hearing, says FHR’s Anne Marie Quinn.
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To pitch or not to pitch? Media relations best practices during COVID-19
Communicating with reporters during COVID-19 can be tricky. To help protect your relationship with journalists as well as your brand’s reputation, we’ve assembled a Media Relations Best Practices guide with extensive tips and advice.
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