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Danielle LaBossiere Parr

Danielle LaBossiere Parr

Managing Principal

121 King Street West

Suite 1810

Toronto, ON

M5H 3T9

T 416.479.1036 LinkedIn

As Managing Principal, Danielle Parr is a seasoned leader and trusted advisor to senior executives and boards of directors in both Canada and the US. She specializes in complex public affairs and strategic communications matters across a variety of sectors.

Prior to joining Navigator, Danielle spent 8 years as the Executive Director of the Entertainment Software Association of Canada. As the chief spokesperson for the video game industry in Canada, she was a frequent commentator on industry issues including on CBC’s Fifth Estate, BBC Politics, CTV National, the Globe and Mail and National Post. She established the industry as a thought leader and as a key player in the federal debate on copyright reform and the national digital strategy, lobbied policy makers on issues including intellectual property enforcement, labour mobility, tax credits and the trade classification of the industry’s products under the GATS.

Prior to joining ESAC, Danielle worked in communications and public affairs at both General Motors and Investors Group. She also spent several years as a political aide in provincial and federal governments across the country, including the offices of two provincial premiers, two provincial cabinet ministers, and a federal party leader in addition to numerous provincial and federal campaigns. She has been featured in Maclean’s magazine as one of Canada’s 25 “Leaders of Tomorrow”, and recognized as one of the Top 100 Lobbyists in Canada by the Hill Times, Canada’s Parliamentary newspaper. Danielle currently serves on the board of the Toronto Arts Foundation, and is a committed local community volunteer.