Global Dignity Canada Champion – Public Health and Active Healthy Living (National)
Tim is the Vice-President of Communications for MCrowdsourcing (MC2), Inc. and a nationally recognized media relations professional in the field of public health in Canada.
Tim began his career as a communications professional in the Office of former Premier of New Brunswick, Bernard Lord. There, he specialized in event management, communications and liaising with government agencies, with such organizations as the New Brunswick Advisory on Youth.
He then moved to the federal government and worked as Press Secretary for the Minister of Immigration, acting as spokesperson. Tim managed press conferences, led community engagement strategies and liaised regularly with international governments and media.
Most recently, Tim served as the Director of Communications to the Minister of the Health, Leona Aglukkaq, where he specialized in crisis and strategic communications. He was the chief media spokesperson for the portfolio, where he gave hundreds of media interviews and also coached other senior departmental spokespeople. Tim successfully managed numerous Public Opinion Research projects and marketing campaigns during his three year tenor at Health Canada. He is best known for his work as the government’s communications lead during the H1N1 pandemic.