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Stacey Johnson

For almost 20 years, Stacey has been providing strategic communications counsel to government, corporate, technology and health organizations. Prior to that, Stacey was at the CTV Television Network, first as a researcher, then as a story producer for “Goldhawk Fights Back,” a special ombudsman segment that aired weekly on the National News and Canada AM. Before joining CCRM as the Director, Communications and Marketing, Stacey was the Director of Communications for the Canadian Arthritis Network. Stacey is editor of Signals. You can follow Stacey on Twitter @msstaceyerin.

Posts by: Stacey

Right Turn: Hot new idea for ALS fundraising campaign and updates

If you follow amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research, you may be interested to know that ALS Canada is holding a free webinar (registration link enclosed) on February 28 to explain how funds from the ALS #Icebucketchallenge from 2014 were spent. Do you remember the #Icebucketchallenge? Of course you do! It was a social media campaign […]

Reimbursing CGTs and other highlights from Cell and Gene Therapy World 2018

  Cell and Gene Therapy World, or “Phacilitate” as delegates like to refer to it, happened last week in Miami, Florida (January 22-25). The conference, with 1,500 in attendance, brings together industry professionals from more than 30 countries. The event explores trends and opportunities that are shaping the future of cell and gene therapies (CGTs). […]

Right Turn: A new science twist on those old Christmas favourites

This time of year is special for many reasons, and traditions are a big part of that. It’s risky to mess with traditions; many people look forward to, and value, the familiarity and ritual of repeating something they have done for years, or even decades. You might think that introduction means I’m heading to the Signals archives […]

Right Turn: Four STEM women to watch

  If I say the names Kirsty Duncan, Mona Nemer, Julie Payette and Molly Shoichet, what comes to mind? There are many ways to answer that question, of course, but the answer I’m looking for is that they are all female scientists or engineers who hold significant posts in government with the ability to influence […]

Right Turn: Canada 2067 – a STEM action plan

  Eleven months in to 2017, I’m confident you’ve heard of Canada 150: a government-led initiative to celebrate and recognize Canada’s “150th” year – that number is widely disputed by the way. If Canada 150 does not sound familiar, you can find information and December activities here. But have you heard of Canada 2067? Of […]