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GRIC announces new school ties at colourful back-to-Parliament bash

By Emily Haws      

Government relations pros turned out to Tavern on the Hill on Sept. 13 for heat, hot dogs, and hops.

Graham Fox, president and CEO of the Institute for Research and Public Policy, left, and Greg MacEachern, senior vice-president at Proof Strategies, right, took in the views and the company at Tavern on the Hill for GRIC’s Back to Parliament party on Sept. 13. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Despite the outdoor summery setting, there was a distinct back-to-school vibe among government relations professionals who turned out for a Back to Parliament networking event on Sept. 13. Held at the scenic Tavern on the Hill in Major's Hill Park, the annual shindig hosted by the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) drew about 50 people between 5 and 7 p.m. ready to mingle, sip  beer and (try) to eat hot dogs gracefully while learning about the year ahead. Speaking

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