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Mad Men

On this week’s “Mad Men” edition of Political Traction, Amanda sits down with Dennis Matthews, an advertising and communications expert, who served as the former national marketing lead for the Conservative Party of Canada and most recently worked in the Ontario PC war room as a senior advertising adviser. The two will discuss the use of digital and social media advertising, Bill C-76 and the implications the new legislation will have ahead of the federal election. Then, the two will go head to head in this week’s rapid fire round with off the cuff thoughts on topics gaining traction.

Navigator welcomes Brayden Akers as a Senior Consultant

We’re thrilled to welcome Brayden Akers to Navigator as a Senior Consultant in our Toronto office. Brayden comes to Navigator from the Ford government where he served as Director of Communications to Ontario’s Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Minister of Indigenous Affairs.

Brayden brings over ten years of experience working in the federal, provincial and municipal government sectors, in crisis communications, media relations and issues management roles.

He previously served as a senior political staffer in Ottawa under the Harper government, where he worked in communications and media relations roles at Transport and Infrastructure Canada and as an advisor in the Office of the Prime Minister.