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What we believeAt Navigator, we aspire to the highest professional standards and have a deep commitment to our community.

Navigator emphasizes diversity and inclusion, giving back to our community, and protecting our environment.

For our team, these aren’t just buzzwords. We strive to make a meaningful impact every day, both within our workplace and outside of it.

We also want to attract exceptional talent, and to do that we take measures to provide a supportive community and environment in which to work and win.

Core Values

Navigator is a purpose-driven firm. Our work is guided by an enduring commitment to a core set of values.

Integrity

We pride ourselves on our character. Our clients and employees know to expect truth and fairness at every turn.

Expertise

Our team’s depth of experience and talent is unmatched. With backgrounds in public affairs, public opinion research, journalism, marketing, law, government relations, and politics, we offer a unique  perspective and proprietary way of viewing the world.

Candour

Clients trust us to guide them through the most critical issues facing their businesses and reputations. Our dedication to honesty and transparency underpins this trust.

Loyalty

We put our clients first. Always.

Diversity and inclusion

Diversity is not just a point of pride but also our greatest asset.

Twenty years ago, we started Navigator with the vision of a workplace where every colleague is respected for who they are and inclusion is championed.

Navigator’s Executive Chairman and founder, Jaime Watt, has been a leader in Canada’s LGBTQ community and has been recognized by a number of human rights and LGBTQ organizations, including Egale and Out on Bay Street.

Our management team is led by a significant number of women colleagues and we strive to promote and empower female leadership across the firm.

We are proud to support Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC)-led initiatives both internally and in our community through pro bono work and volunteering.

Navigator’s offices are fully wheelchair accessible, and we are certified for the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) training, in accordance with the  Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Canadian Human Rights Code.

BlackNorth

Navigator is proud to be a signatory of the BlackNorth Initiative. Led by The Canadian Council of Business Leaders Against Anti-Black Systemic Racism, the BlackNorth Initiative is holding major industry leaders accountable to take action and reshape corporate structures that uphold anti-Black systemic racism against Black Canadians.

Empower

Empower is a public affairs fellowship developed by Navigator for BIPOC youth with the goal of creating more diversity in public affairs by equipping BIPOC youth with the skills to start and advance careers in the industry.

Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)

Navigator is pleased to be both a Certified Supplier and a Corporate Partner of the Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. We are proud to be LGBTQ+ owned and operated and continue to work with the CGLCC to promote equity, diversity and representation across all Canadian businesses

Diversio

Diversio is a recognized platform for improving diversity and inclusion. As part of this certification, Navigator has committed to measuring and improving diversity at all levels, including in leadership roles.

Pro bono

Our commitment to giving back is evident in the depth and breadth of our pro bono contributions.

In the last three years, alone, we have contributed:

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72 PRO BONO CLIENTS
3430.75 PRO BONO HOURS
$1.45M PRO BONO CONTRIBUTION

Here are just a few of the organizations we've supported:

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Environmental responsibilty

We continually work to minimize our impact on the environment and strengthen our environmental practices:

Our paper is forestry certified

FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council)-certified paper is our product of choice. By choosing FSC-certified products, we commit to protecting wildlife habitats and clean water, and to keeping forests healthy for generations to come.

LEED certification

Our Toronto home at 121 King St. West was evaluated on sustainability, water efficiency, indoor environmental quality and innovations in operations, achieving LEED Gold Status. We’re also BOMA BESt Level 3 — the leading environmental certification program for buildings in Canada. Our lights go off automatically each evening, and all of our cleaning products are chemical-free.

Recycling and waste

Navigator has a robust recycling program to manage our waste in a reusable and sustainable fashion. We have also eliminated the use of plastic water bottles in our offices. We have installed water filters so we can provide clean drinking water to our team and our clients without plastic waste.

Volunteerism at Navigator

We encourage our colleagues to get involved in the community, serve on non-profit boards and contribute to pro bono projects. As a firm, we believe volunteer work is important for our colleagues to garner a wider perspective of the world in which we work.

Members of our team commit their time and resources to a number of organizations, including:

Alberta ecotrust logo Arthritis Society logo Artscape logo Calgary chamber logo Calgary legal guidance logo Canadian foundation for aids research logo Casey house logo  Community living Ontario logo Egale logo Homefront logo Indspire logo Kinsa logo New visions Toronto logo  Parkinson logo Royal Canadian logo Sarcoma Cancer Foundation of Canada logo Shiners Hospitals for Children logo St. Michael's logo Stratford festival logo Shaw festival logo Redwood logo Writer's Trust of Canada logo United Way logo Wellspring logo

Join us

We’re not typical, and neither are you.

While we are not actively hiring for open positions, we are always looking for the smartest, brightest, and most creative people to join our team.

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