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Local government affairs

Strategic public affairs advisors with unmatched experience in local government

When local governments need communications experts to help manage sensitive issues, assess public and stakeholder opinion, or enhance their engagement with provincial and federal governments, we can help.

Earnscliffe’s Local Government Affairs team provides clients with access to the insights, knowledge and perspectives needed to deliver successful strategies. Our team members bring decades of experience operating in senior roles within municipal, regional, provincial and federal governments, as well as media, business and the non-profit sector.

We offer a full suite of public affairs services to local governments, including:

Post-election onboarding and strategy development for mayors, councils and regional directors

Issues management and crisis support

Strategic advice on policy implementation, governance and public engagement

Indigenous relations and strategies to support reconciliation

Advocacy to secure provincial and federal funding for local infrastructure

Training in public speaking, media, social media, governance and ethics for elected officials and administrators

Qualitative and quantitative opinion research

Communications support to add capacity to internal communications teams

Why Earnscliffe?

Earnscliffe’s people are leaders in solution delivery and masters of their fields. They are our advantage, and they will become yours.

Our government and public policy team understands how to engage at the right time, with the right people, to position you to drive change. Our opinion research team ensures our work is underpinned by the data and insights that allow us to deliver clear and actionable recommendations. Our strategic digital and communications team know how to move opinion, generate momentum and connect with key audiences.

Earnscliffe’s purpose-built teams and adaptable approaches have a 30-year track record of delivering strategies which will set you up for success. Put simply, our team will get it right so you can move forward with confidence.

Our local government affairs team

Our people are leaders in solution delivery and masters of their fields. We have experience working with regional district boards, mayors and councils, senior administrators and communications teams to plan, develop and implement strategies uniquely tailored to the local government sector.

Jonathan Cote

Advisor | New Westminster

Former Mayor of the City of New Westminster, Chair of the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation, and Chair of the Metro Vancouver Regional Planning Committee

Earnscliffe team

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