When You Simply Have to Win…. Strategy Matters
Canada’s leading government relations, public affairs and strategic communications firm
whether it is designing a winning campaign, driving a government relations plan or crafting an emotive message that will resonate with the right people…strategy matters.”
-Bliss Baker, Chairman, Cumberland Strategies
Delivering successful outcomes for clients, across a wide variety of sectors, for decades.
A proven track record of success at the provincial level across the country.
Extensive Municipal experience including work on land development, municipal licensing, tax policy and procurement.
A deep understanding of the challenges faced by First Nations communities and organizations who wish to operate a robust government relations practice.
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“Cumberland helped us navigate a complex political environment at a particularly challenging time during the COVID-19 pandemic. The team was quick to understand the challenges we faced and they worked with us to overcome them.”
“Cumberland has an in-depth understanding of the Environmental Assessment process that is second to none. Their ongoing advice and tenacity ensured that we sailed through this process with limited risk to our organization. I wouldn’t hesitate to engage them again if needed.”
“Cumberland gets things done. Their grasp of the issues in the renewables space is second to none. It was a pleasure working with them.”
“As a Tech entrepreneur, is was a pleasure working with a GR firm that understood the space. Cumberland is my goto firm for getting things done in government.”
“We have very much enjoyed our working relationship with Cumberland over the last four years. Their approach fits our unique needs and regularly generates key results for our organization.”
“Cumberland knows the energy sector. I have worked with their Partners for several years and their commitment to shaping policy outcomes is unmatched.”
“I have worked closely with Cumberland for years. They have a depth of knowledge that is refreshing and a determination to get things done that is essential in this business. It has been a pleasure to work with them over the past several years.”
“Jon Telch and Cumberland have always demonstrated a high degree of respect and understanding of our unique challenges in Akwesasne. Jon’s knowledge of Akwesasne assisted him in finding a venue and action plan to address our needs. I applaud him for his commitment to supporting First Nations communities.”
“Cumberland Strategies have a deep understanding of the unique needs of the clean tech industry. They have worked with us to ensure the Government of Canada understands the unique space we occupy at the intersection of clean tech, small to medium size business, and as a player on the international solar stage. With their support, we have been able to not only survive the challenges brought on by the pandemic, but thrive."
"Jon (Telch) and the Cumberland Team have been integral to our success in Canada. Through their continued guidance, friendship and strategic insights, we have been able to grow our business across borders and begun work on our Canadian HQ. The Cumberland team have uniquely ingrained themselves in what we do and we look forward to growing our presence with them across Canada"