Kim Blanchette

APR, FCPRS
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Western Canada
Leader of Argyle’s Western Canadian team, nationally renowned expert in strategic communications and engagement.

“Communication and engagement are essential to building relationships with employers, governments, organizations and businesses, and that leads to confidence and trust. The exciting part of our work at Argyle is working collaboratively with clients from across the country to build those relationships and help them communicate, engage and lead with confidence.”

Professional History

Kim is a leader in Public Relations, Strategic Communications and Engagement. Kim leads our Western Canadian team of engagement, public relations and public health communicators, providing clients with over 25 years of experience in these ever-changing practices.

Kim is an accredited communications professional and a member of the CPRS College of Fellows whose talents run the entire public relations gamut, from communications, media, and crisis management to stakeholder and public engagement, behavioural change communications, employee and executive communications, change management, and brand/reputation management at the provincial, federal, and international levels. She began honing her skills while serving with the Government of Canada in various departments, including Veterans Affairs Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency. Later, she became Consul (Political and Economic Relations and Public Affairs) at the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle and then Vice President Communications and International Relations for the Alberta Energy Regulator.

Kim is both an ambassador of the craft and an example of what it means to be a leader at Argyle as she shows organizations how they can engage, communicate, and lead with confidence.

Area of Expertise
  • Strategic Communications & Planning
  • Crisis Communications & Media Relations
  • Public Engagement
  • Employee Communications
  • Executive Communications
Credentials
  • Accredited PR Professional & Fellow
  • PROSCI Change Management Certification
  • IAP2 Engagement Training

Publications

Brand, reputation and the seventh hole: What a professional golfer taught me about corporate character

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A lesson in humility – my transition to #Agencylife

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Stop utilizing! A plea for plain language

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