The federal election on Oct. 21, 2019 provides opportunities to connect with newly elected or re-elected government representatives at the outset. The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network and Ryan Clarke of Advocacy Solutions hosted this webinar, How to Have Your Voice Heard During the Oct. 21, 2019 Federal Election, on Oct. 3, 2019, to help participants:
· Better appreciate the difference between federal and provincial roles in healthcare;
· Use specific advocacy engagement tactics aimed at candidates, including developing your own key messages; and,
· Understand the importance of reaching out to the newly (re)elected MPs after Oct. 21.
Ryan Clarke, LL.B., is the founder of Advocacy Solutions (www.advocacysolutions.ca), which was founded in 2003 to provide a voice to organizations and individuals through the development and implementation of impactful advocacy strategies.
Ryan was educated at McMaster University in Hamilton where he received both an Honours B.A. and a Masters Degree in Political Science. He then went on to study law at the University of Western Ontario, where he graduated in 1993. Ryan began working in Hamilton, practicing exclusively in the area of family law for almost three years. In 1997, he became a Special Assistant to the Ontario Minister of Energy, Science and Technology. He was the Minister’s policy advisor on all issues within the Science and Technology Division. Ryan joined Glaxo Wellcome (now GlaxoSmithKline Inc.) in 1999, where he was a Senior Manager, Public Affairs, specializing in public policy and government relations at the municipal, provincial and federal levels.
Through Advocacy Solutions, Ryan has taught and trained thousands of individuals to be more effective advocates, across Canada and internationally.
Watch the webinar in full here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35JUP2JYZe8