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Government relations expert shares insights at Laurier Toronto speaker series

Communications, Public Affairs & Marketing

Apr 16/10| For Immediate Release


Angela Forster, Director, Marketing and Communications
Laurier School of Business & Economics
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Kevin Crowley, Associate Director, News & Editorial
Wilfrid Laurier University
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TORONTO – David Pryce, senior director of global policy for RIM and a Laurier MBA alumnus, will present The Importance of Integrating Government Relations into Corporate Strategic Planning as part of a speaker series at the Laurier Toronto office on Thursday, April 29, starting at 12:30 p.m.

The Laurier Toronto office is located on the main floor of the Exchange Tower at 130 King St. W.

Pryce’s talk will define government relations and explore it as a driver of value in organizations. Additionally, he will cover strategies for effective integration of government relations to strategic planning. His presentation is open to the public.

Pryce, who graduated from the Laurier MBA program in 2005 and has a background in government and political experience at both the federal and provincial levels in Canada, is currently working with RIM’s global government relations team on issues involving regulatory and legislative affairs. With more than 17 years of experience, Pryce has served as a senior advisor and strategist to the country’s top decision-makers, including the premier of Ontario, the minister of finance and the minister of industry. His previous roles include chief of staff to the Ontario finance minister, executive director in the office of the premier, special assistant to the federal minister of industry, and as a strategy consultant with KPMG, a global consulting firm. Pryce also served as the Liberal party’s deputy campaign director during the successful 2003 and 2007 Ontario provincial elections.

To register, please call 416-306-0866, or email Maria Locacciato at

About Laurier Toronto
Laurier's Toronto office is located on the main floor of the Exchange Tower building at 130 King St. W. The university's Toronto office supports Laurier’s weekend-format MBA program, co-op work placements and employer partnerships, student recruitment, alumni relations, university development activities and government relations.


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