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Your membership will provide you with timely updates affecting the Canadian lobbying and public affairs industry, participation in the formulation of policy initiatives and responses to governments, access to GRIC networking, professional development and speaking events, and member discounts on select offerings!

Ongoing Engagement and Awareness-Building

GRIC continues to undertake an ambitious series of advocacy and outreach activities on behalf of and benefiting our membership. Highlights include:

  • Engaging extensively with the federal Commissioner of Lobbying and her office to address issues with regard to the Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct. GRIC continues to advocate for rules that are simple to follow, transparent and support public policy development that is accessible to all.
  • Cultivating value-added partnerships with a broad range of organizations and industries across Canada, to bolster the advocacy being undertaken by GRIC.
  • Representing GRIC members in discussions and analysis of any future potential changes to the federal Lobbying Act.
  • Monitoring and engaging on other policy and regulatory changes regarding provincial and municipal lobbyist registries.
  • Building partnerships with other organizations engaged on these matters.
  • Ensuring GRIC members are kept apprised of important updates and changes with the potential to affect their day-to-day work as public affairs and lobbying professionals.

Member Discounts

To access member discounts codes and links, please go to your member portal.

PoliTraQ is a cutting-edge SaaS platform tailored for government relations and public affairs professionals. Track your advocacy impact with this user-friendly tool – designed by, and for, practitioners – to streamline stakeholder meetings, enhance messaging collaboration, and monitor engagement with key policymakers.
Discounts for members:
40% for annual plans
25% for quarterly plans
15% for monthly plans
Hill Times
For over 30 years, The Hill Times has been Ottawa’s go-to source for federal politics. We provide exclusive, in-depth policy coverage that’s not reported anywhere else. Ottawa’s political community relies on our exclusive newsletters, twice-weekly digital and print papers, as well our website,, for a deeper understanding of key issues and to aid in their decision-making.
As a member of GRIC you’re entitled to a discount of 10% for an annual digital subscription and a 10% discount on any advertising with The Hill Times. Take advantage of this offer today and see why Rick Mercer has referred to The Hill Times as Parliament Hill’s “organ of record.”