Who we are.

NIVA is a specialized communications firm based in Ottawa, Canada. If you have documents to publish, messages to deliver, stories to tell, or decisions to influence, we can help you communicate effectively with both internal and external audiences — policy makers, regulators, stakeholders, shareholders, executives, employees, donors, media, or the public.

What we do.

We transform complex subject matter into powerful content that’s clear, understandable, and relevant. We build agile communication strategies that respond to the distinct needs of target audiences and get results.

Our team offers customized solutions with a comprehensive suite of services:

  • Expertise in strategic, scientific, technical, internal, and risk communications
  • Research, writing, editing, proofreading, formatting, layout, and publishing
  • Graphic design, illustration, data visualization, social media, and video
  • Communications consulting, strategy development, planning, and training
  • Stakeholder engagement, consultations, facilitation, and marketing

Who we serve.

Over 120 leading public sector, NGO/associations, and private industry clients, in Canada and internationally, have trusted NIVA with addressing their challenging communications needs. We have completed over 1200 projects covering a wide array of sectors and subject matter. Some of these areas include:

  • Public health and life sciences
  • Emergency management, preparedness and disaster response
  • Environmental protection, conservation and climate change
  • Ocean and marine science
  • Defence and security, aviation, and aerospace
  • Natural resources, energy and transportation
  • Nuclear power and radiation safety
  • Genomics, food safety and animal health
  • Earth observation and space exploration
  • International trade
  • Advanced technology and industrial innovation
  • Internal communications and change management
  • Corporate documentation and reporting
  • Indigenous affairs

Our Team

NIVA is powered by an experienced team of communications strategists, writers, editors, visual designers, and project managers who can quickly immerse themselves into any subject-matter discipline as required. 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.