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The 2021 Ontario Municipal Democracy Index
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The inaugural Municipal Democracy Index measures the democratic health of Ontario’s 32 largest municipalities and places Peterborough in first place.

Meet fundraiser Carrie Zeffiro – Where there’s a will, Carrie helps to find a way.
Blog

With a passion for helping her community in every way possible, Carrie shares how her inborn love of people has driven her fundraising career.

Dave Meslin, ASG’s Senior Associate for Democratic Innovation in conversation with ASG President John Armstrong
The Dialogues

Join John Armstrong and Senior Associate for Democratic Innovation, Dave Meslin, in an exclusive interview...

Bill Hallett leads Armstrong Strategy Group’s Philanthropy Division
Blog

For those of you who have met Bill Hallett, you know he’s aseasoned veteran in the world of philanthropy, whose career has spanned decadesand left an imprint on consequential fundraising campaigns throughout Canada. Forthose who don’t, read on!

Democracy Crusader Dave Meslin joins ASG as Senior Associate for Democratic Innovation
Announcements

Acclaimed Democracy advocate Dave Meslin, has joined Armstrong Strategy Group (ASG) as Senior Associate for Democratic Innovation.

What's the Big Idea: Better Democracy Big and Small
Events

Meslin, who recently joined Armstrong Strategy Group as Senior Associate, Democratic Innovation, spoke about improving democracies at a What’s the Big Idea event hosted by ASG and Henry of Pelham Winery with guest panelist Liz Benneian, Director with Better Niagara.

Suzanne Foy joins ASG as Senior Associate, Philanthropy
Announcements

John Armstrong, ASG President, is pleased to announce today that Suzanne Foy is joining the firm as Senior Associate, Philanthropy. Suzanne's highly-tuned fundraising writing skills perfectly complement our growing philanthropic team.

 Thoughts Related to Philanthropy in These Covid-19 Times
Blog

The ongoing outbreak of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus finds us at a point in history unlike anything we’ve ever seen before – a time which will give us cause to think about how charities adapt to the times we face.

Armstrong Strategy Group continuing to support our clients and community through COVID-19
Announcements

ASG adds to its Philanthropic team with Carrie Zeffiro joining  as Senior Associate, Philanthropy
Announcements

Adding to the capacity the Armstrong Strategy Group is building in philanthropy, John Armstrong, ASG President, is pleased announce today that Carrie Zeffiro is joining the firm as Senior Associate, Philanthropy.

Dr. Bill Hallett joins the ASG team
Announcements

Dr. Bill Hallett — a renowned Canadian fundraiser — is the latest to join Armstrong Strategy Group’s growing team as a Senior Associate, Fundraising.

What’s the Big Idea: Trust, truth and transparency in media
Events

Mainstream professional journalism has taken a beating, as it faces the steady dwindling of its ranks, and a political reality that has conflated “fake media” with stories political partisans simply don’t like. It’s relevancy — and very survival — has never been so challenged.

HRPA Niagara hosts a refresher on Ontario workplace law
Blog

A recent legal update presented by Human Resources Professional Association Niagara Chapter provided some clarity about recent provincial changes to the province’s minimum employment standards and labour legislation.

Reflections of Canadian poet/ cultural commentator Puneet Dutt
Events

At our next evening event, Toronto resident Puneet Dutt will share some themes from her book The Better Monsters, which she describes as a reflection on the cultural complexities of politics, violence and war in the new century.

What's the Big Idea: An Interview with Puneet Dutt
Events

Puneet Dutt talks about her inspiration for The Better Monsters. Join us for a reading and discussion with Puneet on November 22nd, moderated by David Fancy.

The New Reality for Ontario Charities
Blog

Recently my ASG colleagues and I attended a presentation by Ontario Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy, who was sharing an update on Ontario government activities...

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The Winds of Municipal Change
Blog

Change is inevitable. With the dust settled from the October 22nd municipal election, there will be changes regardless of if a municipality has brought back the majority of its’ previous Council members or not.

First impressions are everything. Introducing ASG's new brand identity.
Blog

A successful brand strategy recognizes the importance of first impressions and works hard to distill a brand’s goals, vision and values into a compelling and effective set of visuals that both represent the brand and speak, without hesitation, to potential clients.

Canadian author speaks candidly about cannabis and aging in ASG’s first What’s the Big Idea event
Events

Ian Brown, an author and writer for the Globe and Mail, led a riveting talk on October 18 as the kickoff to What’s the Big Idea co-hosted by ASG and Henry of Pelham.

Playing God, or at Least Cop, During the Municipal Election
Blog

ASG on the USMCA Agreement
The Dialogues

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What’s the Big Idea: ASG and Henry of Pelham launch a unique series this fall
Announcements

Sure, authors read from their books all the time: in intimate settings, and in venues where you can drink a glass of wine. So what makes this new series different?

Ontario's cities have changed but the law hasn't kept up
Blog

The present fight between the City of Toronto and the Province of Ontario over the composition of Toronto city council is a fight that was bound to happen eventually. But it's not the fight it appears to be.

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