What We Offer

We Empower Social Change

Public Response is a digital agency that services leading non-profits and unions in the fields of online engagement and government relations.

Our goal is to help clients inform, inspire and empower others to achieve social change.

  • Progressive values
  • Bilingual team
  • Labour movement and non-profit experience
Services We Offer
Our Team


Steve is a well-known policy analyst and a strategic campaigner who succeeds both online and on the Hill. He founded Public Response to help leading progressive organizations achieve their goals.

Director of Campaigns and Government Relations

Sandra has deep roots working on social justice and human rights campaigns within faith based organizations. She works with clients to build engaging campaigns using her social media skills and widespread connections in Ottawa.

Jim Goss
Toronto Associate

Jim Goss is a strategic communications specialist. He knows the telecommunications, transportation and primary resource industries. His work with unions and progressive causes has helped win the wireless code, national contracts, new laws, better transit and more.

Christopher Holcroft
Toronto Associate

Christopher has more than a decade of strategic communications, media relations and political campaign management experience in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.He advises clients on all facets of their communications and advocacy plans.

Some of the people and firms who help us to deliver great campaigns and events


Michel Tanguay


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