We love complex briefs and work with pride – and without timesheets – to help our clients get results. Every client assignment draws on the skills and knowledge of our full team. We evaluate the context, recommend an approach that will work best, and provide all the support needed to put a strategy into action.
We help clients with government relations, communications strategies and public opinion research (through our partner firm Abacus Data). We have experience with clients in virtually every sector of the economy, from defense, to transportation, health care, energy and telecommunications.
Success starts with a first-rate understanding of context. Our professional team includes some of the most seasoned observers and interpreters of the Canadian political landscape. Armed with a great sense of context, Summa can also deliver the strategy and tactics that are tailored to your needs. Among the services we offer are:
Summa Strategies has for years been known as one of Canada's leading government relations firms. A new partnership with Bruce Anderson adds communications counsel to the services available to public affairs clients.Learn More
Abacus Data is an innovative, fast growing public opinion and marketing research consultancy. We use the latest technology, sound science, and deep experience to generate top-flight research based advice to our clients. We offer global research capacity with a strong focus on customer service, attention to detail and exceptional value.Learn More
We’ve built our company carefully over almost 20 years, looking for the right professionals to meet client needs and fill talent gaps. Today, our line-up includes people with an unparalleled understanding of party politics and personalities, and public policy. Click on our team members for short biographies, then call or email us to have a chance to get to know us personally.
Our client assignments almost always involve working on a confidential basis, which limits how much we can discuss the details of our experience.
In broad terms, we help clients shape their advocacy on laws and regulations that matter to them. We interpret the political landscape, identify risks and opportunities and propose solutions.
We put our clients into the situations where they can have the policy impact they looking for. We equip them with whatever research and communications support that will help guarantee success.
The only thing that bums me out about the provincial and federal conservative nominations of yesterday is the absence of women candidates.
At Summa, we adhere to the highest personal and professional ethical standards. We comply with all laws, rules, and regulations governing our profession, including the federal Lobbying Act and similar statutes throughout the provinces. We also honour professional confidences and remain alert to potential conflicts of interest. We conduct relations with public office holders with integrity and fairness, to ensure the integrity of all clients.
If you think we might be a good fit for your needs, please drop Tim Powers a quick note and we can have a conversation. No hard sell, no obligation, just a good chat to see what it would feel like to work together.