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Clare Michaels

Clare Michaels

Associate Principal

121 King Street West

Suite 1810

Toronto, ON

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Clare is an Associate Principal in Navigator’s Toronto office. 

Clare previously served as the Director of Strategic Communications and Principal Writer for the Premier of Ontario. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she supported the Premier through over 200 daily press conferences on the government’s response to the pandemic to ensure Ontarians stayed safe and informed. She also worked closely with two of Ontario’s Finance Ministers to script the government’s communications through provincial budgets and fall economic statements during her time in public service. 

As a professional wordsmith, Clare helps senior executive officers and political decision-makers craft the right words to say at critical moments in their careers. From speeches to communication strategies to public affairs campaigns, she brings extensive experience and insight to a breadth of clients from different industries and sectors. She also continues to play an active role in the political process at the provincial and federal levels. 

Clare currently serves on the Board of Directors for Participation House Durham, a non-profit organization serving youth and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.    

Clare holds a master’s degree from the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Ottawa.