April 3, 2020

7 ways social media can build relationships while social distancing

The COVID-19 crisis – and the new norm of social distancing – has made digital communications, and social media in particular, more important than ever for organizations.

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March 31, 2020

Shopping more, spending more: how COVID-19 is changing our grocery habits

The pandemic-fueled public health and economic crisis has refocused attention on people’s basic needs. News and social media feature alarming stories about a rush on grocery stores, and fears of anti-social hoarding behaviour.

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March 27, 2020

Communicating with confidence – when you feel anything but

Among the endless stream of look-alike COVID-19 emails from organizations, one struck me like a bolt of lightning.

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March 24, 2020

You asked, we answered: Engagement in the era of COVID-19

How should organizations engage their public during the COVID-19 pandemic? That was the question Argyle’s national public engagement team tackled on a national webinar last week.

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March 12, 2020

Engagement in the era of COVID-19

How do you engage when you can’t gather?

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March 3, 2020

A lesson in humility – my transition to #Agencylife

Five months ago, I took a huge leap. After more than 26 years of in-house communications in the public sector, I joined the team at Argyle as the Senior Vice President and General Manager for Western Canada.

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February 26, 2020

How Frontier failed us forward

Teck just asked Canadians to have a better conversation about our future. We should listen.

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December 5, 2019

Argyle marks 40th anniversary with pro bono communications training

Argyle marks 40th anniversary with pro bono communications training for 40 charities.

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September 30, 2019

Argyle names new Senior VP & General Manager, Western Canada

Kim Blanchette brings fast-growing firm 25 years’ experience in communications, engagement, brand & reputation management.

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September 27, 2019

Argyle named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by Globe and Mail

The Argyle Group, one of Canada's largest management-owned communications firms, has been included on the inaugural Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies, with three-year growth of 157 percent.

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September 13, 2019

Engagement team wins big at IAP2 North American Conference

Context: An Argyle Company was a top recipient at the 2019 International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) conference with two Canadian Core Values Awards – one for Indigenous Engagement and the other for Creativity, Contribution and Innovation.

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September 5, 2019

Canadians & local governments: A relationship opportunity

Public engagement is about giving people a voice in the decisions that affect them – but what if we don’t believe our voices will be heard?

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July 26, 2019

The story behind Argyle’s investment in Matchstick

In the fall of 2006, just a few weeks after Facebook became available to the general public, I invited a friend to speak at our company’s annual retreat. I asked him to tell the Argyle team about his pioneering work in “word-of-mouth marketing” – and to help us read the tea leaves about how communicators should think differently in a world in which audiences were about to become more empowered than ever before.

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March 4, 2019

Communicating change – when the change is about me

Managing and communicating complex change is no easy task. When change happens in organizations, timelines often compress. People can feel anxious, and even resistant.