Sussex Strategy Group is one of the few, large national firms that offers the services of a full time municipal affairs practice groups. Our dedicated team has an in-depth experience and knowledge base from which to address virtually every type of municipal issue. Best known for its work in the Greater Toronto Area, our team tracks key emerging issues nation-wide and manages national campaigns focused on municipalities, as well local challenges unique to one city or town.
The Sussex municipal practice brings unparalleled understanding of municipal law-making and procedural issues as well as a long history of success in every type local issue both large and small. If there is an issue that requires finding the winning combination of good local politics, good public policy and a good outcome for your organization – you need Sussex on your file.
The Sussex provincial government relations team are experts at taking a thorough and comprehensive approach to the firm’s clients and their individual, specific needs. These needs may be best met within the legislature; one or more ministries or departments; a crown corporation; an agency, board or commission; or a combination thereof. Sussex clients can be assured that their interests – be they legislative, regulatory, policy, funding, or procurement – will be well served.
Sussex provincial government relations consultants have considerable expertise, and have assisted numerous client organizations, in health, energy, environment, economic development, information and communications technology, clean tech, tax policy, infrastructure, real estate and development, financial services, and accessing government funding programs for business. From Sussex’s proprietary offices, or through the firm’s network of affiliates in provincial capitals in Canada, Sussex effectively services its clients’ provincial government relations needs across the country.
Our Ottawa practice is known for its extensive experience and insight covering all departments of the federal government. Sussex knows how to leverage multiple motivations and interests from various government entities and stakeholders in order to position and advance the issues of our clients with key decision-makers.
Sussex has successfully supported clients in some of the largest procurements in Canadian history, as well as with successful changes to legislation, regulation, and policies to ensure they align with good public policy and with our clients’ interests. Our federal team has been recognized as one of the hardest-working advocates on Parliament Hill, with a reputation for professionalism and achieving results.