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Clients

Heather MacKenzie Consulting is committed to transparent and ethical lobbying for socially and environmentally responsible clients municipally, provincially and federally. As such, you will find all of our current clients listed on the relevant government lobbyist registries. The information below is available to the public, as well as all elected officials and their staff. We are a growing firm that currently serves:

Right at Home Housing Society

www.rightathomehousing.com

Lobbying for financial supports for services to aid residents in transitioning from homelessness, as well as capital funding for a number of non-market affordable housing projects.

Maapera Analytics

www.maapera.com

Lobbying to secure expressions of support from the Government of Alberta for more comprehensive soil testing within environmental assessments.

Christenson Communities

www.cdlhomes.com

Lobbying for more wrap around health and wellness supports, thereby developing more complete communities. Specifically, focused on additional homecare and dementia care funding.

Arts Habitat Edmonton

www.artshab.com

Lobbying to secure capital funding from the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada for the Artists Quarters podium in Edmonton.

Alberta Craft Council

www.albertacraft.ab.ca

Lobbying for the AGLC to reinstate the Alberta Craft Council gaming license.

AFREA

www.afrea.ab.ca

Lobbying to update the Rural Utilities Act and other related legislation with amendments that will support the sustainability and viability of Rural Electrification Associations.

LearnerVerified (Yardstick)

www.learnerverified.com

Lobbying to make learner verification/authentication an online learning/certification standard within Albertan electronic certification & learning processes.

Child Friendly Housing Coalition of Alberta

www.cfhca.ca

The CFHCA and Heather MacKenzie Consulting were successful in their lobby to end adult-only rental and new condo units in Alberta, Jan 1, 2018. They continue to lobby to have the regulations within the Alberta Human Rights Act amended to reduce or eliminate the 15 year grandfathering period that existing condos have been granted to continue discriminating against the rights of children and their caregivers to housing.

Alberta Continuing Care Association

www.ab-cca.ca

Lobbying for the Government of Alberta to:

  1. Transfer responsibility and oversight for Continuing Care from AHS to a defined government ministry
  2. Improve the quality of accommodation services for residents in Continuing Care facilities by providing government supplements to the base private room accommodation rate to at least the national average
  3. Significantly increase investment in Continuing Care infrastructure as well as homecare & community care supports

Food Water Wellness Foundation/Pachaterrae

www.foodwaterwellness.org

Lobbying for a Soil Carbon Quantification Project as well as for the Government of Canada to adopt new soil carbon offset protocols.