Science Communication

Technical and Risk Communication

Research | Writing | Editing

Communication Strategies

Knowledge Mobilization

Document Architecture

Plain Language Revision

Graphic Design

Meeting and Workshop Facilitation

Stakeholder Consultation

Project Management

Training and Education

Social Media Analysis

Data Visualization


You have a complex message. We help you make it clear, simple, and relevant.

NIVA offers a full suite of communications solutions that enable clients involved with any type of complex subject-matter to engage, inform, and motivate their target audiences. For 40 years, we have been Canada’s leading consultancy specializing in science, technical, and risk communication.  Our services include:

  • Researching, writing, editing, and publishing
  • Advanced communications planning, strategy development, and training
  • Document architecture, data visualization, and graphic design
  • Stakeholder consultation and facilitation (internal and external)

Communicating complex subjects effectively isn’t easy. We help you navigate the right message to the right people.

Whether you need to mobilize knowledge from discovery to decision making, research to regulation, or from the boardroom to buyers – our breadth and depth of experience is second to none.  We have managed over 1000 projects, won numerous awards, and have been responsible for writing, editing, and designing more than 10,000 hard copy and digital documents.

You have an important story to share. We use plain language and creativity to help you connect with the people you are trying to reach.

Establishing an effective rapport with subject-matter experts and understanding audience needs is the key to building powerful communication strategies and impactful documents. No other company is better equipped to transform complex information into compelling narratives, convert raw knowledge into action, and deliver audience-centred plain language messaging.

You expect quality, responsiveness, and flexibility. We deliver it.

At NIVA, excellence and getting it right are not optional. Our team is dedicated to ongoing client engagement and rapid integration of feedback throughout the entire process, from initial contact to final product.