Examples of Work


COMMUNICATIONS WORK

Breathe Clean Air Comox Valley
Pro bono work includes developing and maintaining a new website for this citizen's group concerned about air quality. Also manage BCACV's Facebook group, act as media spokesperson and deliver public presentations.

Stewardship Centre for BC
Coordinated communications for this BC-wide organization for a year. Work included managing social media; maintaining websites; writing, editing and graphic design of materials; and coordinating development of a draft brand strategy and communications strategy.

Northern Vistas
Developed new Northern Vistas website for landscape artist, Don Weir.

Materials Efficiency Research Group
Helped an Ottawa-based consulting firm develop a communications strategy and then wrote and designed a new website reflecting new objectives and messages.

Tahltan Welcome Home celebration
Developed a booklet based on the Welcome Home event hosted by the Tahltan Band Council for former students of residential schools and their families.

Victim Services Unit
Developed a multi-year communication strategy for the Unit to guide all of its communication efforts. Then rewrote their website to bring it in line with the goals and objectives of the strategy.

Blueberry River First Nation
Wrote and designed newsletters for a First Nation in Northeast BC. See example.

Kwanlin Dun First Nation
Produced a number of newsletters for KDFN (October 2010 to April 2013), a number of different departmental publications, and four of KDFN's annual reports (2008-09 to 2011-12). Also produced a small informational booklet for people visiting KDFN's Traditional Territory.

Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre
Restructured and edited content for new website for the Cultural Centre.

KDFN Beneficiary Referendum
Developed print and web materials for Kwanlin Dun First Nation referendum. View info sheet, sample of basic handout, or website.

UyidYnji Tl'aku (I let it go now)
Did media relations for healing gathering and celebration potlatch for survivors of residential schools and developed a healing booklet based on the event.

Building & Planning Our Economy
Developed communications materials for Carcross Tagish Development Corporation. See Building our Economy and Planning our Economy.

The LLAMA Project
Created a website, a video, posters and news releases for the "Listen, Learn and Make Art," a 2009 Canada-Mexico artist project.

Yukon Regional Roundtable
Wrote and designed newsletter for the Roundtable.

Ratification materials
Wrote series of information sheets, summaries and other materials for vote on land claims and self-government agreements for two different First Nations. View CTFN materials

Communications

Communications is about getting the right information to, and from, the right people.

Each initiative needs its own set of integrated communications tools.

Effective communications might involve using social and news media, creating print and audio-visual materials, developing various online tools and/or using face-to-face approaches.  The best tools will depend on who you want to reach and what you want to say.

Additionally, communications isn’t just about getting the word out; it is also about getting the word back! If that is your goal, there are different strategies we can explore to get input and ideas from your audiences.

Why work with ENGAGE?

ENGAGE will work with you to clearly define the purpose and objectives of your communications campaign.

ENGAGE will help you plan and implement the best messages and approaches for reaching and engaging people.

ENGAGE can create an integrated set of communication products appropriate for the people you are trying to reach.

ENGAGE has a long history of working in the North and understands the unique perspectives of different audiences.