Katherine Barr on Canada's Advisory Council on Economic Growth

PRTech's growth & integration with marketing technologies

Monthly Archives: December 2016

How women dominate the country’s most powerful advisory council — the one that pulls Canada’s economic strings

Written on December 7, 2016 at 10:54 am, by

With its stone chimneys and wooden verandas in the Queen Anne Revival style, the house that Thomas Willson, the Ontario inventor and industrialist, built on 
a cliff overlooking Meech Lake north of Ottawa a century ago is a grand, rustic 
summer estate. In the middle of May, the house, now federally owned, welcomed 
a gathering  Continue Reading »

PRTech’s growth could mean more integration with marketing technologies

Written on December 1, 2016 at 11:47 am, by

In 2014, I made a case for PRTech and the opportunities that lie therein. Since I wrote the article, PRTech has seen explosive growth, a fact marked by continued consolidation of the old guard and the emergence of new entrants across the industry. To wit, PR software company Cision has acquired a range of sub-niche  Continue Reading »