Seneca’s GR Program

Seneca’s Government Relations program is the only one of its kind in Canada. Endorsed by both GRIC and the Public Affairs Association of Canada, the program features specialized, practical, government relations courses that prepare you for a career as a government relations/public affairs professional in the dynamic public policy, political and public affairs environments.

Seneca’s Government Relations Graduate Certificate program provides the education and training that better enables you to build constructive relationships between government organizations, elected representatives, public servants and political staff at all levels of government.

The program curriculum consists of courses from Seneca’s Public Relations – Corporate Communications program as well as specialized Government Relations subjects. As a graduate, you’ll be part of select group of individuals with the formal training to set you on a successful career path in government relations and public affairs.

December 1, 2018

Prince Edward Island Lobbyists Registration Act: Overview

For PEI lobbyists, the Lobbyists Registration Act and Regulations are scheduled to come into force April 1, 2019. Read more on the Department of Justice and Public Safety webpage at

October 29, 2018

Annual Report of the Commissioner of Lobbying

The Commissioner of Lobbying Canada, Nancy Bélanger, tabled her 2017-18 Annual Report. The report covers the period of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, and is the first Annual Report from Commissioner Bélanger since her appointment on December 30, 2017. You can find the Commissioner’s Annual Report here:

June 7, 2018

Office of the Registrar of Lobbyists for British Columbia News Release

The Province of British Columbia announced today that an amendment to the Lobbyists Registration Act will come into force on May 1, 2018. For more information please visit

April 13, 2018

Update from the Office of the Integrity Commissioner

For Ontario lobbyists, an important update from the Office of the Integrity Commissioner: Guidance for Lobbyists on Political Activity. Read more here

March 13, 2018