Who we are.

NIVA specializes in scientific, technical, strategic, and emergency/risk communications. We have four decades of experience in synthesizing complex information and transforming it into clear messages, compelling narratives, and high-impact visual content that gets results.

What we do.

We develop communication products that engage, inform, and motivate target audiences such as policy makers, regulators, stakeholders, funders, investors, media, and the public. Our deep insight enables us to recognize and respond to the diverse needs of these audiences. We use plain language strategies and creative visualizations to ensure that will understand complex subjects, without compromising the factual or technical integrity of the information.

NIVA offers a full suite of specialized communications services including:

  • Research, writing, editing, publishing
  • Document architecture and formatting, graphic design, data visualization
  • Corporate documents, marketing and branding, social media content
  • Communications planning, strategy development, training
  • Stakeholder consultation and workshop facilitation

Who we serve.

Over 100 leading public sector, not-for-profit, and private industry clients in Canada and internationally have trusted NIVA with their challenging communication needs. We have completed over 1200 projects covering a wide array of sectors and subject matter including:

  • Public heath and safety
  • Emergency management, preparedness, and disaster response
  • Environmental protection and conservation
  • Defence and security
  • Life sciences
  • Ocean and marine science
  • Natural resources, energy, and transportation
  • Earth observation and space exploration
  • Advanced technology and engineering
  • Bioeconomy and clean technology


Our Team

NIVA is powered by an experienced team of communication specialists, writers, editors, graphic designers, and project managers who can quickly immerse themselves into any subject-matter discipline as required. This team is strengthened by a long list of additional writing, editing, design, facilitation, and web content associates, giving us the flexibility to quickly scale up to larger projects and adapt to evolving client needs.