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SVP Toronto is a project on Tides Canada’s shared platform, which supports on-the-ground efforts to create uncommon solutions for the common good. Tides Canada is a national Canadian charity dedicated to a healthy environment, social equity, and economic prosperity.

Tides Canada’s shared platform provides governance, human resources, financial, and grant management for leading environmental and social projects across Canada, allowing projects to more effectively achieve their missions. Tides Canada has full fiduciary and governance responsibility for SVP Toronto.

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    Upcoming Education Event: ‘Wine & Learn’ – Leveraging Social Media

    March 9, 2016 6:00 pm


    Join SVP Toronto for a ‘Wine & Learn’ at Jive Communications’ offices on March 9, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00P.

    The past 8 weeks have brought game-changing shifts in the media industry, with significant layoffs and newsroom mergers.  Getting your message out through a multi-platform content strategy, is more needed than ever. It’s time to talk PR 3.0 now – owned platforms, content publishing, social media channels, earned media, paid media and influencer marketing.

    From a social media perspective, learn how to leverage social media channels, and amplify your non-profit brand.


    • How to make social media work to achieve your objectives. It is not just about the content you post but about the influencers you talk with
    • An in-depth-strategy on how to create a social influencer network and WHY it is so important
    • Insight into what metrics and measurement you should focus on (it’s not just about number growth)
    • Type of content that does well across all industries, and non-profits
    • A digestible plan on how to utilize social media that doesn’t take up a lot of time
    • Creating a unified voice behind your brand that resonates with your target audience
    • How to make content standout and stick

    Hosted by Almira Bardai, this seminar is the first in our 2016 Education Event Series and will explore the impact of recent changes in the media industry, as well as social media’s role in the non-profit sector.

    Learn more about Almira Bardai and Jive Communications here. Please RSVP here.

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    Upcoming Education Event: ‘Wine & Learn’ – Leveraging Social Media

    March 9, 2016 6:00 pm

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