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Award-winning Toronto-based Brown & Cohen Communications & Public Affairs, has added three new members to its growing public relations business, bringing together a unique blend of diverse political backgrounds.

1. MIKE WINTERBURN

Account Director Mike Winterburn, is a long-time political staffer with deep roots in both the Conservative Party of Canada and the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party. He served as a speechwriter for Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Ontario Premier Mike Harris, and as Director of Communications for several Cabinet Ministers.

Brown & Cohen takes a unique, transparent and grassroots-driven approach to public affairs,” said Mr. Winterburn. “By working with diverse organizations, including not-for- profits, the firm leads as an ethical example of influence in government relations.”

That’s the theory of award-winning Toronto-based Brown & Cohen Communications & Public Affairs Inc., who this year, celebrates its 25th-anniversary building profile and profit for its clients. “We believe our unique brand of high ethical standards and finding ways our client’s business intersects with public interest has been a key part of our success,” said Howard Brown, President and Founder of Brown & Cohen, a graduate of Toronto’s Ryerson University School of Journalism.

“We maintain the highest level of perseverance and bold creative thinking that gives clients the advantage of being steps ahead of the competition, whether it is in corporate communications, digital and social media or public affairs,” said Brown & Cohen CEO Kim Cohen, an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management who was also educated at top schools in New York, Washington and Philadelphia.

Brown & Cohen is one of the only Canadian companies, and the only in Ontario, that is part of the Public Relations Organization International (PROI) worldwide network, with 75+ partner agencies with 5,000+ PR professionals across five continents, 50 countries and 100+ cities.

KEEPING CLIENTS HAPPY WHILE GIVING STAFF A BREAK: FIVE TIPS FOR COVERING THE BASES

Kimberly Cohen, CEO, Brown & Cohen

If your company is planning to be closed for the holiday or will be operating with minimal staff, it’s crucial to ensure you still have the ability to service customers or clients during that time.

Here are five tips to make sure that your business is prepared to close for the holidays while leaving open the possibility that operations run smoothly should needs arise.

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