Scientific and Technical Communications

Strategic Communications

Emergency/Risk Communications

Research | Writing

Edit | Format | Publish

Communication Strategies and Planning

Knowledge Mobilization

Document Architecture

Plain Language Revision

Graphic Design

Data Visualization


Social Media Content

Meeting and Workshop Facilitation

Stakeholder Consultation

Project Management

Communications Training

You have a complex story to tell. We help make it clear, understandable and relevant.

NIVA Inc. is a full-service communications agency based in Ottawa, Canada that specializes in strategic, scientific, technical and risk-related subject matter. Our team excels at synthesizing complex information and transforming it into powerful communication products that engage, inform, and motivate target audiences. We help clients communicate effectively with policy makers, regulators, senior officials, stakeholders, investors, media, and the public.

NIVA offers a comprehensive suite of services including:

  • Research, writing, editing, formatting, and publishing
  • Document architecture, graphic design, illustration, and data visualization
  • Communications planning, strategy development, and training
  • Corporate reporting, marketing/branding, and social media
  • Stakeholder engagement, consultations, and facilitation

Communicating effectively about complex subjects is not easy. We will help you navigate this process with confidence.

With several firms to choose from, you may be asking what makes our communications agency so different? This a fair question. The answer: In the space that we operate, our breadth and depth of experience, client base, and track record is unmatched. Through 40 years of service excellence, we have refined the art of combining clear messages, compelling narratives, and high-impact visual content. NIVA delivers results that most organizations simply cannot achieve on their own.

You have important knowledge to share. Our proven experience, insight and tools will help you mobilize it.

Leveraging the knowledge of subject-matter experts is key to building powerful communication strategies. Our deep insight enables us to recognize and respond to the diverse needs of various target audiences. We use plain language strategies and creative visualizations to ensure that these audiences can understand complex subjects,without compromising the factual or technical integrity of the information.

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

At NIVA, our commitment to getting it right the first time is relentless. Our team is dedicated to ongoing client engagement and rapid integration of feedback throughout the entire project life cycle, from initial contact to final product. An impressive pool of writing, editing, design, facilitation, and web content associates compliments our significant in-house capacity. This gives us the flexibility to quickly scale up for larger projects and adapt to evolving client needs.